XSLT Performance

Hi,

I am currently using Xalan 2.2_D6 and the performance seems ok.  Has anyone used anything other than Xalan ?  How was the performance ?

I have trided XSLTC to precompile the stylesheets, but it does not seem to work as described in the notes.  I have noticed that at startup of Xalan there is a one-time hit.  After the initial startup time everything seems to work pretty good.

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djokovCommented:
Take a look at this:
http://users.ox.ac.uk/~rahtz/xsltest/Report.html

It is a little bit old but gives some ideas. You will find that MSXSL is the fastes engine... and it is truth.

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edmund_mitchellCommented:
Xalan is considered one of the slower processors.
As djokov said, MS's is the fastest, but if you're not an MS slave, then I'd recommend Saxon.  It's Java-based, like your developer release of Xalan, and is the gold standard for conformance with the XSLT specification, and is much faster than Xalan.
Check it out at:
http://saxon.sourceforge.net/

Edmund
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