A question about differences in performance between Mac and Windows

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Fri Aug 28 13:45:48 CEST 2015


Are the machines equal in CPU, network card, connection speed, etc.?  Is
the PC real or virtual on the Mac?  What is the database type?
On Aug 28, 2015 5:34 AM, <jbv at souslelogo.com> wrote:

> Hi list
>
> I have a standalone used as a frontal for requests to a DB. The results
> are compressed and base64encoded by a LC script on the server, and the
> standalone displays them in a table field after base64decode and
> decompress.
> On Mac, the process takes 0.25 second to 1 second (when the amount of data
> is important).
> On Windows 7, it takes at least 3 to 4 secs, no matter how much data.
>
> Is there any rational explanation for that, and possibly a way to speed up
> things on Windows ?
> My guess is that some system librairies are called for base64decode and
> decompress, which are significantly slower on Windows...
>
> Thanks
> jbv
>
>
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