Why is MySQL nearly twice as fast on Linux?

Thomas Hurst tom.hurst at clara.net
Sun May 23 17:18:37 PDT 2004

* JG (amd64list at jpgsworld.com) wrote:

> I use 30 10000 for everything because I feel it simulates a more
> realistic load on the server (But I could be wrong). It takes a good
> 2-4 minutes between tests though.. :(

Well, super-smack isn't that effecient; with 30 clients you'll be
getting 30 copies of it (perl I think) sucking down millions of records
each; that saps a lot of power away from MySQL, so poor performance is
to be expected.

Thomas 'Freaky' Hurst  -  freaky at aagh.net  -  http://www.aagh.net/

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