[development] Drupal performance

Andre Molnar mcsparkerton at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Aug 17 17:34:44 UTC 2006

I've posted a couple of profiles / code traces here:


Would have sent them to the list, but the attachments were too large and
got bounced.


Dries Buytaert wrote:
> Hello world,
> recently I did some performance analysis of Drupal and compared it to
> Joomla.
>   http://buytaert.net/drupal-vs-joomla-performance
> Unfortunately, Drupal is quite slow when it comes to generating
> non-cached pages.  It would be great if we could focus some more on the
> performance of non-cached pages.  Why?  Because in practice, it is often
> a _lot_ more important than the performance of cached pages.
> I know there are some patches in the queue, and I know we talked about
> this a lot in the past.  I'll review, test and benchmark some of these
> patches ASAP.  There are also a number of ideas that haven't been
> implemented/tested yet.
> I hope that you will do the same, and that you continue to think (out of
> the box) with regard to Drupal's performance.
> Thanks,
> -- 
> Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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