Care to share any secrets? You guys are running Suse w/ 2.4 kernel yes?
Any specifics as far as kernel/glibc/gcc versions. Are you running
mysql 4.1.*? Are you using NPTL? You using the binary from mysql, or
building yourself? Are you running Innodb or Myisam. You mentioned
reiserfs correct? Any problems w/ ext3?
Sorry to bombard you w/ questions, but we have had nothing but horrible
performance using Opterons, and any specifics you can give would help to
clear up this mess. I know that I am not the only person who is seeing
Dathan Pattishall wrote:
>>Subject: Re: Opteron HOWTO?!
>>On 5/9/05, Kevin Burton wrote:
>>>So... it sounds like a lot of people here (Dathan and Greg)
>>>problems deploying MySQL on Opteron in a production environment.
>>To me it sounds more like a lot of people have had problems
>>running Linux on x86-64 systems.
> We don't have any problems running Opterons at all.
> With all the tests me and my team have done, we know the ins and outs of
> getting Opterons up, running-stable, and blazing fast. Our entire
> datacenter are (about 200 servers)
> Dual Opterons with at least 4GB of memory running in 64-bit mode.
> All the databases (about 30)
> - Are dual opterons with 8 GB of memory connected to a Hitachi 9980
> SAN-through a McData Switch.
> We do about 70K qps at peak for about 1 Billion Queries per day (only on
> 30 servers BOOYA). So, it's pretty stable.
> Dathan V Pattishall
> Sr. Database Engineer / Sr. Software Engineer
> Friendster Inc.