News from moriq again. He's on the way to
benchmarking real Rails apps under 1.9.
When benchmarking basic requests with a minimalistic schema (only one int
column), even though
YARV serviced requests 15% faster,
it took much longer to load the environment (50% slower). This comes as no
surprise since plain old (evil) eval is slower in YARV.
Unexpected results did come up when benchmarking direct DB requests against sqlite3,
both directly and through ActiveRecord: