RE: Flare 8 slows everything down?

Subject: RE: Flare 8 slows everything down?
From: "Porrello, Leonard" <lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>
To: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2012 21:29:02 +0000

I am running a newish dual-core Intel chip and oodles of RAM. Flare 8 is still painfully slow.

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Subject: Re: Flare 8 slows everything down?

On Thu, 24 May 2012 16:50:42 -0400, Craig Cardimon <craig -dot- cardimon -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> I like Flare 8 and I use it, but Good Lord it's slow.

It's not the Flare dev team's fault if Flare's customers don't all have the latest spurting-edge, faster-than-light machines, right?

I'll bet that a lot of time is wasted swapping things to disk because there's not "enough" RAM on the machine. What amount of memory is installed on these "slow" machines? what did Flare dev have on their boxes when creating 8?

On my Linux boxes I can tell when I've got the "thrashing" problem because I see the swap daemon active. I don't remember what to look for under Widnows.

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References:
Flare 8 slows everything down?: From: Mark Giffin
Re: Flare 8 slows everything down?: From: Craig Cardimon
Re: Flare 8 slows everything down?: From: Peter Neilson

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