threading - good, bad, ugly?
dopplecoder at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 02:12:37 GMT 2005
On 8/10/05, Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 09:22:10PM -0400, Aaron Peterson wrote:
> > It used to be that lots of people told me threaded applications didn't
> > run efficiently on FreeBSD because the native threading libraries were
> > not very efficient. I remember some work being done on them for the
> > 5.x series though, and am wondering if this is still any issue to be
> > concerned about at all? MySQL performance was the thing people harped
> > on the most IIRC... Anyway, I was just curious about the status of
> > this. Perhaps there was never any issue and it was all talk. I
> > wouldn't know :-)
> Most of this discussion is only applicable to 4.x and older and does
> not consider the fundamentally different thread library in 5.x, which
> was rewritten to avoid the problems of the older version.
Sounds like I shouldn't have any problems then since I'm all upgraded
to 5.3 and 5.4 for the servers I manage. Do you know of any
performance comparisons for MySQL performance between FreeBSD 5.x and
other operating systems one might run MySQL on?
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