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From:Jon Stephens Date:September 8 2009 8:44pm
Subject:Re: Configuring to use multiple cores
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Yuval Oren wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm evaluating MySQL Cluster 7.0.6 as a possible alternative to our own 
> internal in-memory database. I've been testing on a single 2-CPU (8 
> core) machine with one ndb_mgmd, one ndbd, and one mysqld -- no 
> redundancy for now. My test program runs between 1 and 100 concurrent 
> threads of continuous querying, but no more than 2 cores (1 for ndbd, 1 
> for mysqld) are ever saturated, and performance quickly degrades as 
> concurrency increases.
> Am I missing some key configuration parameters that will use more cores?


ndbd is single-threaded. You can run multiple instances of ndbd on 
machines with multiple cores, but you might want to try out the 
multi-threaded version of the data node daemon (ndbmtd) instead:

You may also find the realtime performance parameters to be of interest:



> Thanks!
> _____________
> Yuval Oren
> Attributor - Program the Web


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Configuring to use multiple coresYuval Oren8 Sep
  • Re: Configuring to use multiple coresJon Stephens8 Sep
    • Re: Configuring to use multiple coresYuval Oren9 Sep