Erik Funkenbusch wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Mar 2009 09:44:55 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Start up performance - something that always matters
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>>| Today I want to show you what we have done so far for start up
>>| performance. We made a thoroughly analysis about the start up
>>| performance under Windows and Linux. Using powerful tools (e.g.
>>| Process Monitor from Sysinternals), which provide data from the system
>>| level, made it easy to collect data to quantify the different aspects
>>| during start up. Based on this data we want to see where we can
>>| influence the start up performance.
> Wait... wait.. wait..
> But I thought OpenOffice.org was already blazingly fast?
> According to Sun's own benchmarks, it takes 24.8 seconds to start up.
> almost half a minute.
> So Terry, what was that bout OOo being so fast again?
Did you notice, Erik, that these times were for WinXP?
OpenOffice starts cold here in under 8 seconds on linux
Every other start is in under 2 seconds
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