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From Daniel Noll <dan...@nuix.com.au>
Subject Re: Startup time for Derby
Date Fri, 28 Jul 2006 04:12:38 GMT
David Van Couvering wrote:
> I am here at OSCON and a user of Derby was complaining rather 
> energetically to me at the cost of startup time for Derby.  He said this 
> is a real problem for running unit tests, as this is compounded by 
> running multiple tests, each one starting up a new database.
> I was wondering if other users out there have a similar complaint and if 
> you can give a sense of how important this is.  If you can describe your 
> specific usage pattern that would be very helpful.

We have this issue too.  Unit tests do take much longer whenever Derby 
is involved, but also we use a database as a kind of document which the 
user can load, and it means increased time to load the document from the 
user's point of view.  HSQLDB in comparison was instantaneous.


Daniel Noll

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