Subject Re: [IB-Architect] Classic vs SuperServer was IB/FB Lock manager failures
Author Steven Shaw
From: "Jim Starkey" <jas@...>

> First of all, thanks for the complement. I spent a lot of time
> making the compiler fast. The problem is that the compiler
> is memory allocation intensive. In simple classic, that is
> no problem because I also sweated blood to make the memory
> allocated fast. In a threaded world, however, the memory
> heap must be protected with a mutex that must be siezed and
> released on every block allocated. What works nicely for
> classic can become a hog in a threaded environment.

The hoard memory allocator could be of help here: