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Re: OpenWithServiceComponents 5 times slower for Oracle than for SQL Server?

From: Frank van Bortel <fvanbortel_at_netscape.net>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 21:17:40 +0200
Message-ID: <c6ovqf$fji$1@news4.tilbu1.nb.home.nl>


Florin wrote:

> "Jim Kennedy" <kennedy-downwithspammersfamily_at_attbi.net> wrote in message news:<B7Fjc.135$Rd4.61591_at_attbi_s51>...
> 

>>"Florin" <fmicle_at_yahoo.de> wrote in message
>>news:e54ea115.0404271844.73035739_at_posting.google.com...
>>
>>>Hi,
>>>
>>>I am experiencing some problems accessing an Oracle database through
>>>OLE DB from an MTS application using OpenWithServiceComponents (which
>>>is supposed to give me connection pooling).
>>>When I connect to a SQL Server database it only takes 3.1 ms to open a
>>>connection, while with Oracle it takes 15.5 ms (both DB's running on
>>>the same machine).
>>>Am I doing something wrong, am I missing something here?
>>>I have tried to use the plain Open method, but in this case it takes
>>>5.4 ms with SQL Server and 31.4 ms with Oracle.
>>>Is Oracle really that much slower when accessing it through OLE DB?
>>>
>>>Thanks for any advice/hints!
>>>Florin
>>
>>What about subsequent times? Is the machine (server) swapping? MS
>>SqlServer is known to take all the ram on the machine and that could do it.
>>(try shuting down the instance and see if it makes a difference). It is
>>hard to say since you are going through a lot of non-native stuff. So who
>>knows what it is doing.
>>Jim
> 
> 
> What I did was to open and close the connection 1000 times and take
> the average response time for this operation. No DB queries were
> involved. I have 1 GB RAM, there is also no swapping involved. It just
> seems that the connection pooling is still much slower in Oracle than
> in SQL Server (about 5 times) and I would like to know why...
> 
> Florin

Use IPC (or even better BEQ) stack instead of TCP/IP.
-- 

Regards,
Frank van Bortel
Received on Wed Apr 28 2004 - 14:17:40 CDT

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