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From Adrian Crum <adrian.c...@sandglass-software.com>
Subject Re: OFBiz Performance, a good story
Date Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:52:00 GMT
That's great news Nick! Performance will improve more when you switch to 
R13. There have been a lot of performance improvements since R10.

Adrian Crum
Sandglass Software

On 2/13/2014 4:06 AM, Nick Rosser wrote:
> All,
> I thought I'd share some encouraging news from a recent implementation
> we were involved in:
>   * we built a site for a Philly based jeweler who has some unique
>     products geared for Valentine's Day
>   * they start their sale on 1-Jan, it typically gains real momentum by
>     the end of Jan, and peaks around the 11th, 12th Feb
>   * peak #visitors (day): 20,000
>   * peak #pageviews (day): 150,000
>   * peak #orders (day): ~4000
>   * peak #concurrent users: 275
> And perhaps the most impressive fact around performance was that during
> peak the site was flying, no noticeable difference if there was a single
> user or 275 concurrent users.
> My conclusion is that the OFBiz caching model works really well when
> configured correctly (together with good memory allocation and
> settings). We also spent a great deal of time tuning our BigFish
> solution, specifically around the usage of the entity model layer
> (really just making sure we always use cache calls). We logged all SQL
> calls, and then analyzed the code to remove a second execution of any
> SQL call (since it should be cached). The Grinder was used to monitor
> and gauge performance improvements. All in all very encouraging and
> gives great confidence of marketing this solution into the largest
> organizations.
> I would personally like to thank the key committers who built the
> caching functionality -- it's a little tricky to understand, use and
> configure but once that is overcome it works impressively.
> We have been involved in some IBM Websphere Commerce implementations and
> I'm really beginning to wonder why the software and implementations are
> 10-20 times more expensive. With OFBiz we have an enterprise solution,
> with affordability for a small business.
> I'd be interested in any stories in the community around performance and
> high levels of order taking --- these case studies can really increase
> adoption of OFBiz. Stability and scalability are often at the top of
> anyone's list when looking at a new platform. Any stories out there?
> Check out the site: www.ihatestevensinger.com. It's built using our
> BigFish solution. More at http://bigfish.solveda.com.
> Nick

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