Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Mar 2008 10:05 UTC, submitted by Chezz
FreeBSD "Since the conclusion of the SMPng project, the focus of SMP development in FreeBSD has shifted from deploying locking infrastructure to careful profiling and optimization of kernel SMP strategies for increased performance on common workloads. FreeBSD 7.0 was the first release to benefit from this optimization work." The status of this work includes MySQL workload benchmarks and memory allocator performance in the new FreeBSD 8 branch. Also, here is a recent presentation showing FreeBSD compared to several other operating systems like NetBSD, DrangonFly, Solaris, and Linux.
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Comment by RJop
by RJop on Tue 11th Mar 2008 11:16 UTC
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It looks like glibc memory allocator needs some love.


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RE: Comment by RJop
by baadger on Tue 11th Mar 2008 15:05 in reply to "Comment by RJop"
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What, exactly, on that page leads you to believe the glibc memory allocator needs some love?

I'm not seeing it.

[edit] Doh, the URL is in your sig.

Edited 2008-03-11 15:05 UTC

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