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FileMaker 12 much slower then FileMaker 11

Question asked by BruceHerbach on Apr 10, 2012
Latest reply on Apr 20, 2012 by TSGal

Summary

FileMaker 12 much slower then FileMaker 11

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

12.0v1

Operating system version

Mac OsX 10.6.8

Description of the issue

I have a Database that has a 4 level hierarchy.  It has a script that runs through a set of related records and forces an update.

I compared the converted File to the original.  Below are the results of the test both running on a local disk and from FMS.

Number of records processed: 1958
FileMaker 11 to local disk:  27 seconds
FileMaker 11 to FMS 11: 40 seconds
FileMaker 12 to local disk: 30 seconds
FileMaker 12 to FMS 12: 51 seconds

Steps to reproduce the problem

Open database select record, run script.

Expected result

Expected FileMaker 12 to be faster then FileMaker 11 both to the local disk and to FileMaker Server

Actual result

FileMaker 11 is much faster then FileMaker 12

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

No errors reported.  System slower in 12 then 11.

Configuration information

FileMaker Advanced 11.0v4 running on a MacBook Pro 2.8 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo,  8 Gbytes 1067 Mhz DDR3 ram, OsX 10.6.8.

FileMaker Advanced 12.0v1 running on a MacBook Pro 2.8 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo,  8 Gbytes 1067 Mhz DDR3 ram, OsX 10.6.8.

FileMaker Server 11 11.0.4.404 running on Mac Mini Server 2.53 GHz Intel Dore 2 Duo with 4GB 1067 MHz DDR3 ram OS X Server 10.6.8

FileMaker Server 12 12.0.1.178 running on Mac Mini Server 2 GHz Intel Core i7, 8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 ram, OS X Server 10.7.3 (11D50)

Workaround

None other then to continue using FM 11.

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