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Unless your database server has multiple processors it is unlikely that running multiple queries in parallel will be substantially faster than running the same queries serially.

Not necessarily true. Compiling a large project (say, a linux kernel) on a single CPU machine completes substantially faster with two processes (make -j2 ...) than it does in a single process, as this allows the CPU to keep compiling in one process while the other waits for disk access.

While I haven't tested whether this is also true of databases, I suspect that it is likely to be.


In reply to Re: Re: DB Connection pool by dsheroh
in thread DB Connection pool by Anonymous Monk

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