Progress on scaling of FreeBSD on 8 CPU systems

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Mon Feb 26 18:18:29 UTC 2007

Andrew Hammond wrote:

> Performance is a pretty weak reason to upgrade, unless of course you
> have a performance problem. 

> P.S. I know this is kinda trollish, but I don't understand the
> interest in MySQL as a load, 

I agree in general, but MySQL performance is very exposed as an advocacy
issue - it has traditionally been the source of statements like
"FreeBSD's threading implementation is weak/bad/broken".

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