Stress-testing SQLite

Sivakatirswami katir at
Fri Oct 29 21:25:12 EDT 2010

  On 10/29/10 3:10 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> It'll vary, and in my own tests that seems to be the only bottleneck 
> with SQLit; queries that return little data are ultra speedy, but once 
> we get into large amounts of return data I see the hit.

Just a reminder, which you probably don't need at all, but I had this 
same experience with PostGreSQL recently, but probably for different 

but FWIW...

I was using and old example SQL stack... small data returns were fast, 
but a lot of data (select * from table whatever.. i.e. "everything")  
from a PostGreSQL database....  adding it to a display field. It took 

Then I remembered "Dont' Do That!"

When I got all the data in a variable and just posted to the field once, 
it was "like 20 times faster."


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