threading - good, bad, ugly?
dopplecoder at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 12:39:10 GMT 2005
On 8/11/05, Dmitry Mityugov <dmitry.mityugov at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/11/05, Aaron Peterson <dopplecoder at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 8/10/05, Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> wrote:
> > > On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 09:22:10PM -0400, Aaron Peterson wrote:
> > > > It used to be that lots of people told me threaded applications didn't
> > > > run efficiently on FreeBSD because the native threading libraries were
> > > > not very efficient. I remember some work being done on them for the
> > > > 5.x series though, and am wondering if this is still any issue to be
> > > > concerned about at all? MySQL performance was the thing people harped
> > > > on the most IIRC... Anyway, I was just curious about the status of
> > > > this. Perhaps there was never any issue and it was all talk. I
> > > > wouldn't know :-)
> > >
> > > Most of this discussion is only applicable to 4.x and older and does
> > > not consider the fundamentally different thread library in 5.x, which
> > > was rewritten to avoid the problems of the older version.
> > >
> > > Kris
> > Sounds like I shouldn't have any problems then since I'm all upgraded
> > to 5.3 and 5.4 for the servers I manage. Do you know of any
> > performance comparisons for MySQL performance between FreeBSD 5.x and
> > other operating systems one might run MySQL on?
> This article http://software.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=04/12/27/1243207
> compares performance of mySQL on OpenBSD 3.6, NetBSD 2.0, FreeBSD 5.3
> and 4.10, Solaris Express (build 69) and Linux 2.4 and 2.6.
> Dmitry Mityugov, St. Petersburg, Russia
> I ignore all messages with confidentiality statements
> "We live less by imagination than despite it" - Rockwell Kent, "N by E"
Thank you, that was exactly the type of thing I was looking for...
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