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Grails 2.0.3 #44

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Apologies for the original pull request, I selected the wrong branch to merge into...

I've prepared a Grails contribution per the issue request here: #3.

Grails is a popular framework for the Java Virtual Machine. Most Grails app code is written in the Groovy language. Grails is backed by SpringSource/VMWare. While similar in purpose and design to Rails or Django, it takes advantage of Spring and Hibernate for some of its heavy lifting.

I did some testing on an EC2 large instance per the specs in the README. Each of the tests was sample with ten rounds of ab -n 10000 -c 10 and here are the results:

average string times: 1658.94 reqs/sec
average template times: 1410.57 reqs/sec
average sql times: 697.57 reqs/sec

If these numbers remain consistent with your original setup, this puts Grails slightly above Rails and Django performance, though not quite as fast as some of the micro-frameworks.

If you want to try it out for yourself, I've bundled an AMI with everything ready-to-go at ami-1a578c73. There's a script in the /home/shootout folder that should run all the tests for you.


Thanks. Things are going slower than I had hoped on my end but I will look into merging this into the next update.

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