[development] Drupal performance

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Wed Aug 16 07:41:41 UTC 2006

Nick Lewis wrote:

> Just of note -- replacing views, most of phptemplate, blocks, and 
> regions with specialized arrays with "render" functions just brought one 
> site I'm working on a 100-300% performance boost for non cached pages.  
> Oddly, when I added back the menu system, it did not affect my ghetto 
> benchmarks more than 50-100 microseconds (the orignal frontpage was 
> clocking in at 3000 to 4000 microseconds, today's gutting out has 
> brought it down to an average of 800 microseconds). So, blocks, views, 
> and phptemplate are likely culprits IMHO. In the order of my suspicion, 
> I'd go with views, blocks, and finally phptemplate.

Interesting. What exactly do you mean by blocks? The whole block 
generating system or particular blocks?


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