[Monetdb-developers] MAPI protocol suggestion
Stefan de Konink
stefan at konink.de
Sat Nov 22 13:55:56 CET 2008
Martin Kersten wrote:
> Consequently, moving to a binary protocol is not
> warranted by comparison, nor effective in terms
> of performance improvement. 50% of the cost in
> MonetDB for these queries are the SQL parser and
> query cache matching.
> Given the focus of MonetDB on datawarehousing,
> rather then high volume web-interactions, there
> has been no steps taken to improve the protocol.
You only mention here the performance gain within MonetDB, as opposed to
the performance gain that could be generated if the client doesn't need
to parse integers from strings to work on them but only make an in
memory reference to the current row, and threating it as a c-struct.
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