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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: View Performance (was Re: The 1.0 Thread)
Date Thu, 02 Jul 2009 17:55:09 GMT
On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 1:29 PM, Damien Katz<damien@apache.org> wrote:
>
> On Jul 2, 2009, at 1:16 PM, Jason Davies wrote:
>
>> On 2 Jul 2009, at 15:38, Brian Candler wrote:
>>
>>> For some fruit that was so low-hanging that I nearly stubbed my toe on
>>> it,
>>> see https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-399
>>
>>
>> Nice work!  I'd be interested to see what kind of performance increase we
>> get from Spidermonkey 1.8.1, which comes with native JSON parsing/encoding.
>>  See here for details: https://developer.mozilla.org/En/Using_native_JSON .
>>
>> Rumour has it 1.8.1 will be released any time soon (TM)
>
> I'm not sure the new engine is such a no-brainer. One thing about the new
> generation of JS VMs is we've seen greatly increased memory usage with
> earlier versions. Also the startup times might be longer, or shorter.
>
> Though I wonder if this can be improved by forking a JS process rather than
> spawning a new process.
>

Memory usage is a definite concern. I'm not sure I follow why startup
times would be important though. Am I missing something?

> -Damien
>
>> --
>> Jason Davies
>>
>> www.jasondavies.com
>>
>
>

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