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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at MBAY dot NET>
Subject: Re: Sybperl 2.09 improvements....
Date: Oct 21 1997 11:35PM
Michael Peppler wrote:
> I'm working on sybperl 2.09 which is to be a performance release.
> In particular I'm doing away with the tied hash (used with DO_TIE) and
> with the internal hash that sybperl uses to store it's attributes, and
> I'm adding the ability to return a reference to an array (as opposed
> to the array itself) when retrieving data).
Preliminary tests with Sybase::CTlib point to a performance
improvement of 25% to 30% for a wide (30 columns) table.
I think that those of us who need to process large amounts of
data will appreciate the improvements :-)
Michael Peppler -||- Data Migrations Inc.
firstname.lastname@example.org -||- http://www.mbay.net/~mpeppler