[performance] Turn off the background tabs loading on app start by default

View previous topic View next topic Go down

[performance] Turn off the background tabs loading on app start by default

Post by otak1 on Thu Nov 14 2013, 15:39

Some of the browsers can handle more than 60 tabs with ease, while others freeze and act very slow with huge memory load even on 8 tabs. Those browsers that open many tabs correctly, don't load all the pages in background tabs. They load the selected tab instead, and then only those tabs you switch to.
My Firefox can open 260 tabs at start, in the saved browsing session. It renders the tabbar and loads the selected tab, taking only the memory amount you need.

It's a serious performance issue.
You can add a setting to turn off this behavior. Also, some browsers have pinned tabs or "app tabs" that load every time — you can add this feature if you worry that tba loading on demand can interfere with someone's workflow.
avatar
otak1
junior member
junior member

Number of posts : 12
Runecats Reputation : 1
Registration date : 2013-11-14
Points : 24

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: [performance] Turn off the background tabs loading on app start by default

Post by otak1 on Fri Nov 15 2013, 15:41

Also, Roccat isn't that lightweight. It can occupy 400Mb, but even on small amount of tabs, say, 12 or 20, it immediately overweights 1Gb and 1.1Gb.
avatar
otak1
junior member
junior member

Number of posts : 12
Runecats Reputation : 1
Registration date : 2013-11-14
Points : 24

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: [performance] Turn off the background tabs loading on app start by default

Post by Support on Fri Nov 15 2013, 17:57

20 tabs isn’t typically called a 'small amount' of tabs - More ram will be used if you are using VisiTabs.

You can turn off tabs on restart by going Roccat>Preferences
then head to On Exit preferences and change Clear Tab Session to YES.

......................................
avatar
Support
Admin
Admin

Number of posts : 5000
Roccat Version : 6.6 BETA
Runecats Explorer Version : 1.8 BETA
Runecats Reputation : 32
Location : Runecats HQ
Registration date : 2008-04-16
Points : 3095

View user profile http://runecats.com

Back to top Go down

Re: [performance] Turn off the background tabs loading on app start by default

Post by otak1 on Fri Nov 15 2013, 18:03

"Don't load background tabs on app start until you switch to them" — isn't the setting, needed if you start with blank window, anyway. But if you do save session on exit, this setting can dramatically reduce memory load and maximize performance. For example, Firefox doesn't think that even 280 tabs are too many. It loads just the active tab and Pinned Tabs, and paints tabbar — nothing more. It even have addon allowing to unload tabs. That gives you a way to clear memory without closing a tab that will be needed later.
avatar
otak1
junior member
junior member

Number of posts : 12
Runecats Reputation : 1
Registration date : 2013-11-14
Points : 24

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: [performance] Turn off the background tabs loading on app start by default

Post by Support on Fri Nov 15 2013, 18:27

Thanks for the clarification - I will pass this onto the dev team to look at, along with your other suggestions and bugs.

Kind Regards,
Sarah Lee (Runecats Support)

......................................
avatar
Support
Admin
Admin

Number of posts : 5000
Roccat Version : 6.6 BETA
Runecats Explorer Version : 1.8 BETA
Runecats Reputation : 32
Location : Runecats HQ
Registration date : 2008-04-16
Points : 3095

View user profile http://runecats.com

Back to top Go down

Re: [performance] Turn off the background tabs loading on app start by default

Post by otak1 on Fri Nov 15 2013, 18:29

Wish you the best, Sarah!
Thank you!
avatar
otak1
junior member
junior member

Number of posts : 12
Runecats Reputation : 1
Registration date : 2013-11-14
Points : 24

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: [performance] Turn off the background tabs loading on app start by default

Post by otak1 on Fri Nov 15 2013, 18:32

P.S. Also, there is interesting session mechanism in OmniWeb. You can Take Snapshot at any time (save session). So that you can save it, then open 150 tabs to work with, then relaunch — and get only those tabs you've saved.

Even better could be to save (mark) individual tabs to open next time. Each of those will be mark to save in session on each app launch, until you unmark it.
avatar
otak1
junior member
junior member

Number of posts : 12
Runecats Reputation : 1
Registration date : 2013-11-14
Points : 24

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: [performance] Turn off the background tabs loading on app start by default

Post by Support on Fri Nov 15 2013, 18:35

In Roccat you can create an RClouds account where you can save the session to RClouds and restore it whenever you like (Can even view the session on your iOS devices with Roccat:Connect) and you can restore from any mac and switch between sessions.

......................................
avatar
Support
Admin
Admin

Number of posts : 5000
Roccat Version : 6.6 BETA
Runecats Explorer Version : 1.8 BETA
Runecats Reputation : 32
Location : Runecats HQ
Registration date : 2008-04-16
Points : 3095

View user profile http://runecats.com

Back to top Go down

Re: [performance] Turn off the background tabs loading on app start by default

Post by otak1 on Fri Nov 15 2013, 18:36

Thanks!
avatar
otak1
junior member
junior member

Number of posts : 12
Runecats Reputation : 1
Registration date : 2013-11-14
Points : 24

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: [performance] Turn off the background tabs loading on app start by default

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum