[Grok-dev] a nice research project

Chris McDonough chrism at plope.com
Sun Feb 8 12:04:41 EST 2009

Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> Thanks Chris for providing the wsgi setup. I tried with python2.5.2,
> grok-1.0.a2, 'devmode off', "ab -n1000 -c4
>" and came down to 309 calls vs. your
> 900+ calls profile. Results are here:
> http://gbe.d2m.at/Pastebin/17
> My guess is, that you maybe forgot to reset the profiler before running
> ab (setting up the application in the admin screens typically gets me
> 900+ calls in the profiler and shows talinterpreter calls and stuff).
> I hope this puts some more light on the scene. Numbers are still high
> enough.

Ouch.  There was also a bug in r.profile that caused inflation of numbers,
particularly for Grok.  New numbers and a mea culpa are here:


The old blog post has been amended to point at the numbers on that one.

Apologies, Grok folks.

- C

More information about the Grok-dev mailing list