FreeBSD Scaling on 6.2-RELEASE?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sun Feb 25 19:33:18 UTC 2007

On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 11:16:54AM -0500, Francisco Reyes wrote:
> Kris Kennaway writes:
> >Actually it will help the DB side, when you have multiple simultaneous
> >transactions - that's the point :)
> A little confused.
> Does this mean FreeBSD will split the threads into multiple CPUs?

Yes, if you're running a modern version of FreeBSD (not 4.x).

> Or you meant the DB will do better because the load from other programs 
> will be split across the different CPUs?

That will also happen.

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