I've written a java program that generates all repetitive permutations based on the characters and the length given.
When I execute my code in Eclipse, it generates a file with 1,000,000 permutations in only 15 seconds. Yet if I run the program on the same machine in the command prompt using "java permutation" It takes 1 minute 35 seconds to generate the same 1M permutations..
Why is this? And is there anyway I can get this type of performance without using eclipse?
Edit: Added Java VisualVM results
www.craftboom.co.uk/jvm.png - The CPU usage is higher when running in eclipse. Both CPU and memory usage seem to drop to 0 ocassionally in the shell o_O
EDIT2: Turns out it is a problem printing to the screen. Didn't mention it in my original post, but the program prints each permutation to the console.. Commented that out and saved to a file instead.. now running equally fast in both shell and eclipse. :-)
Thanks to all for replies.