[CDBI] An optimization question

Matt S Trout dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Tue Sep 25 19:12:48 BST 2007

On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 01:44:45PM -0400, Eric W. Bates wrote:
> I have a fairly critical program which takes a LONG TIME to run and I 
> would like to make it faster.
> When I run it thru the profiler, it appears that most of the top 15 time 
> consumers are in Class::DBI, but I am a DProf n00b.
> How do I distill all the various Class::DBI calls back to my code?
> e.g. somehow 900,000 calls to name_lc seems excessive when the core 
> program is handling something on the order of 850 records. But the 
> documentation for name_lc basically says "you don't need to know about 
> this"; so it's not clear why I'm calling it so frantically.
> Same goes for __ANON__, __fetch_all_triggers, et al.

Doesn't surprise me overly - a lot of the CDBI inflate and accessor stuff
hits a -lot- of internal methods.

DBIx::Class and Rose::DB::Object both have substantially different designs
for that stuff pretty much to improve performance in that area.

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