> -----Original Message-----
> From: baron.schwartz@stripped
> [mailto:baron.schwartz@stripped] On Behalf Of Baron Schwartz
> Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2008 1:49 PM
> To: Daevid Vincent
> Cc: mysql@stripped
> Subject: Re: does 'disable networking' make mySQL faster?
> > > On Jan 14, 2008 7:00 AM, Daevid Vincent <
> daevid@stripped> wrote:
> > >
> > >> I saw this on the PHP list and was wondering if there is
> any merit to
> > it?!
> > >> I would be surprised if disabling networking made a
> difference. I'm only
> > >> concerned about the added speed. I get the security
> benefit of course.
> > >>
> > >>> From: Manuel Lemos [mailto:mlemos@stripped]
> > >>> Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2008 12:57 PM
> > >>> To: php-general@stripped
> > >>> Subject: Re: [PHP] Re: SMTP vs mail()
> > >>>
> > >>> Every time I install MySQL on the same machine as the
> Web server, I
> > >>> disable networking to make it use Unix domain sockets,
> for either
> > >>> greater speed and security.
> Why don't you ask the author of the original post to explain or
> justify his opinion on faster performance, instead of asking people
> who didn't make that claim?
Uh... Because it's a MYSQL question and not a PHP question for one.
For two, there have been a couple people on THIS list who have suggested it
is true, and there are a few more who (like me) are hard pressed to believe
they are correct (or that mySQL would be written so poorly if that is true).
Three, I have my doubts the original author knows what the hell he's talking
about, and therefore asking him to justify would just give me more