[nycbug-talk] MySQL Database Performance on FreeBSD 7

Alex Pilosov alex at pilosoft.com
Thu Feb 28 13:49:22 EST 2008

On Thu, 28 Feb 2008, Steven Kreuzer wrote:

> Interesting paper on MySQL performance under FreeBSD 7
> http://people.freebsd.org/~kris/scaling/mysql.html
> In a nutshell, FreeBSD out-performed Linux by a large margin at high
> loads. As of Linux 2.6.22 (Fedora 8) they have fixed the most serious
> scaling problem but they still have 15% lower performance than FreeBSD
> on this workload.
I'd like to see first the Linux guys' response. 

tests were done *by* freebsd guys who were clearly knowledgeable in fbsd
configuration, but not linux configuration.

give it few more weeks, as test results are propagating on interwebs, 
i'm sure linux guys will point out the mistake in configuration. :)


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