[Pharo-project] Looking for real-world Magma application

Dennis Schetinin chaetal at gmail.com
Thu Oct 21 08:57:10 EDT 2010


Is your database abstraction layer description available somewhere? Or it's
a secret weapon?

2010/10/21 Johan Brichau <johan at inceptive.be>

> Hi Igor,
>
> I guess that you are referring to us ;-)
>
> We indeed switched from Magma to GOODS and now to Gemstone, mainly because
> of performance issues.
> To remain db-independent, we have created a database abstraction layer that
> can be used with any of the aforementioned databases. We are currently
> preparing to open-source the generic part and we can send you our specific
> Magma specialization with representative queries made by our application.
>
> We should be able to get that to you asap!
>
> Johan
>
> On 21 Oct 2010, at 08:33, Igor Stasenko wrote:
>
> > Hello all,
> > sorry for cross-posting. :)
> >
> > I'd like to ask you, if anyone could share either an image or
> > installation with application,
> > which using Magma OODB.
> > I'd like to use it & test how changing different aspects of Magma
> > internals could affect the performance.
> >
> > There's many tricks, which is known by Chris how to speed it up by
> > cleverly fine-tuning various Magma options,
> > like read strategy etc.
> > But what i'd like is to see, is some setup, used by people, and by
> > taking it, see how it could make run faster,
> > without changing an application code.
> >
> > I remember, someone gave a talk @ ESUG, that they were using Magma for
> > their application,
> > but then forced to switch to another DB layer, because they had bad
> > performance issues.
> > It would be good, if you could give me the code, so i can run it and
> > see if things could be improved.
> > Its not a problem, if code is not open-source, we could sign an NDA,
> > if this is necessary.
> >
> > I need something real, simply because benchmarks sometimes not
> > representative. :)
> >
> > --
> > Best regards,
> > Igor Stasenko AKA sig.
> >
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