threads and performances

Andy Smith andy at
Thu May 22 07:14:37 PDT 2003

On Thu, May 22, 2003 at 01:24:46PM +0200, patpro wrote:
> Hello,
> I use MySQL on several machines running freeBSD, and I was quite 
> surprised to read this :
> 	(and
> here is the summary of the article :
> 	MySQL now runs very well on FreeBSD. I'm no longer steering people
> 	toward Linux. There are two important things you should do to make
> 	the FreeBSD/MySQL combo work well: (1) build MySQL with LinuxThreads
> 	rather than FreeBSD's native threads, and (2) use MySQL 4.x or newer.
> 	For more details, keep reading.
> Is this guy more or less wrong in his explanations about threads ? (I 
> was said so)

I have no idea about FreeBSD's threading implementation, but since
Jeremy Zawodny looks after all of Yahoo!'s MySQL servers and is
probably one of the larger users of MySQL on Earth, he _does_ have a
wealth of real-world experience to quote from.

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