Java viewer is faster than native Windows Viewer!?

Muhamad Alturkistany malturk2 "at" bellsouth.net
Fri, 14 Sep 2001 04:28:28 +0000


I don't think it is an issue of Windows 98/ME or Windows 2000.

I found that Java VNC viewer (when using Microsoft Virtual Machine) is
faster
than the native Windows (Win 2000) viewer. This is very noticable over DSL
connection to Xvnc Unix server.

Also, I noticed this over  LAN (10 Mbps) but to lesser degree.
This not logical since the Java viewer incure the overhead of going through
the Java Virtual Machine. While Windows VNC viewer does not incure this
overhead and should be a lot faster. My analysis is that the Windows VNC
viewer
is not optimized specially its use of threads.

Alturkistany


----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric Carlson" <Eric "at" InvisibleRobot.com>
To: "VNC List" <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2001 9:26 AM
Subject: re: Java viewer is faster than native Windows Viewer!?


>   I noticed that the VNC Viewer 3.3.3r9 is very slow if connecting from
> a Windows 98/ME machine to a Windows NT 4.0 server, but is fine from a
> Win2K machine.
>
>   I think the VNC Viewer has issues with Windows 98/ME because it seems
> to slow down the whole computer, and I've tried it on at least two
> vastly different computers.
>
>   One computer was a Toshiba laptop P-III/500 with 196.Meg RAM and
> Windows 98, and the other was a Compaq Presario desktop Celeron/633 with
> 320.Meg RAM and WinME. After installing Windows 2000 Pro on both of
> these, the VNC Viewer is much faster, and the other apps don't slow down
> when I am running VNC Viewer.
>
> - Eric, http://www.InvisibleRobot.com/
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