CGI load relative to Perl, etc. (last attempt, I promise)

Robert Brenstein rjb at robelko.com
Sat Feb 26 18:55:00 EST 2005


>The sum of posts there is pretty much an argument for Transcript as 
>well: there may be faster options, but the real bottleneck is in the 
>connection, not the processing, so the productivity gained is 
>usually a good investment.
>

It seems to me that for the task you describe, the disk i/o can also 
be a bottleneck if the big file (which I presume you will read in 
portions) and the zillion output files are all on the same drive. 
This may make comparisons skewed  if programs are running on 
different hardware.

Robert


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