[Mono-dev] how to improve mono performance

Ben Maurer bmaurer at ximian.com
Fri Nov 18 03:22:36 EST 2005

On Fri, 2005-11-18 at 03:19 -0500, Ben Maurer wrote:
> Is your server using *all* it's cpu power for 1.5 requests/sec? Maybe
> you can make small optimizations in your application which will help
> it
> on either platform (I recently encountered a web application where
> submissions were taking 20 seconds each, it turned out that we did not
> use indexes correctly in sql server. A little bit of DBA action made
> requests take 1 second each). It's often easier to optimize the
> application than the platform. This seems like a small price to pay
> for
> the benefit of not having to deal with the latest worm, patch Tuesday
> and the general pain of Windows system administration (not to mention
> the money one saves from the Windows license!)

Please don't take this to mean that we expect performance to be our
user's problem. Many of the project's hackers (including myself) are
dedicated to providing a high performance runtime. However, there's only
so much we can do with limited resources.

-- Ben

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