[Seaside] speed of VM vs. speed of database

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 21:06:22 UTC 2011

2011/12/3 sergio_101 <sergiolist at village-buzz.com>:
> i am currently developing an app just for fun..
> during my day job, i am a developer using a web framework that
> directly connects to a database (mysql)..
> one of the things we always do is craft our queries to use use the
> database only for all queries and selections. when you use the
> database for anything other than trivial queries, the difference is
> the speed of the query is totally evident..

I have had good to very good experiences with RDBMs given they were
properly set up and I wasn't doing "stupid" things.

> i am just wondering how the speed of the smalltalk VM compares to the
> speed of pulling results from a database and shoving them into an
> array..

What do you mean with "speed of the WM"? Just the rendering speed?


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