FreeBSD 5.3 MySQL Performance

Alec Berryman alec at
Wed Feb 9 21:21:25 PST 2005

Matt Olander on 2005-02-09 16:44:00 -0800:

> On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 07:58:56PM -0500, Alec Berryman wrote:
> >
> > I don't usually look at benchmarks when wondering if my databases
> > are 'safe'.
> Perhaps you misunderstood or I fired that email off to quickly.

Never can be to careful on these advocacy lists... :)

> In addition to benchmarks, he's also looking for anything to show
> that he won't be a pioneer in using large MySQL databases on
> FreeBSD.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I'm under the impression that Yahoo! does
a lot with FreeBSD and MySQL.  If you could verify this, I'd say
that's convincing.
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