On 5/10/06, Sean Davis <sdavis2(at)mail(dot)nih(dot)gov> wrote:
> > With which operations/what number of calculations does
> > the CPU load on the server become a problem, though (compared
> > to the network-traffic caused by having it on the client-side)? I can
> > think of a few applications/implementations that I wouldn't want to
> > be running on the server - where to draw the line?
> I would imagine that the answer is very complicated. There are a lot of
> details in application design that are being ignored by my answer above.
> For example, can data be cached effectively on the client side (or in a web
> app, on the webserver)? Is the app DB intensive (lots of concurrent
> read/writes) or are there monstrous queries running on the DB all the time
> (data mining app, for example)? There are many points that do and should
> influence application design, so benchmarking, knowing user needs, hardware
> and software constraints, and maintainability all play into the answer, I
> Not an answer, I know....
I wouldn't say that :} ... it's pretty much exactly what I was hoping for,
namely that there *IS* no answer, and that it always depends on varied
factors which need to be evaluated for each individual case.
Please don't top post, and don't use HTML e-Mail :} Make your quotes concise.
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