Improving XSLT performance with Woodstox/SAX , part2: now with Xalan
Ok, so we now know that Woodstox can pimp Saxon-based XSLT processing by up to 30%. But how about Xalan?
Here are results running same stylesheets over 3 parsers (Xerces, Woodstox, Aalto):
And here are the complete results.
As before, we can expect some incremental speed improvements (like 20-30% more data processed within given resources) with Woodstox, and tad more with Aalto. Another cheap way to improve your CPU economy. Consider it a Green Idea of the day or something.