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Randor 22-Feb-21 13:22
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Dan Neely23-Feb-21 3:17
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It was less build time than startup time - the app built in under a minute, but the open project dialog took a few minutes to load (pulling a zillion times more data from the DB to build fat models instead of the 3 or 4 columns from a single table needed for the list) followed by the detailed application model taking a few minutes to compute (overly complex model, and because it was time dependent and took a while to stabilize computing way more data than actually shown).

I ended up spending a few months trying to figure out how to build a Binder Clip Star[^] using a poor set of directions (the linked one at least shows which wire goes on the outside at all steps, but is missing anything about how you need to hold it at some steps to keep it from self-destructing halfway through).

Eventually we got out of crunch mode and I was able to look at things that weren't my assigned tasks (no one else cared that performance was a tire dump fire Cry | :(( ) and un-Elephant | [mastadon] ed the startup code, sped the main model calculation up by a factor of ~2x, and changed how it was used to not need computing huge amounts of data beyond the displayed range for something like 5-20x typical improvement; and got the compile to start testing my code changes cycle down to under a minute. It still took the model a few weeks to go from bogus starting values to a fully stable state; my not done before the contract ran out next step would've been to save daily snapshots of the model state in the DB to allow faster startup (saving the displayed per minute values would've exploded its size and ate the disk, so we had to recompute on load) by another factor of 5-10x at which point it wouldn't have any obnoxiously long "did it lock up?" pauses. Sigh | :sigh:
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