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From:Nils Valentin Date:September 15 2004 1:01pm
Subject:Re: what os to use for mysql on amd64?
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Sorry last e-mail didnt contain all text for whatever reason it should be like 
this:
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 Hello MC,

 any results yet by any chance ? What conclusion did you get out of your
 test ?

 There is another threat going on with the subject line "Re: best-performing
 CPU + platform for MySQL now? Opteron? OpenBSD? SuSE?"

I am sure that anybody will appreciate any comments on the hot discussed 
topic.

 Best regards

 Nils Valentin
 Tokyo/Japan
www.be-known-online.com/mysql


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> On Tuesday 27 July 2004 12:39, bad corn wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Recently our company has purchased a dual amd64 opteron machine for mysql
> > server purpose.
> > It seems that there are not many os choices for us.
> >
> > Here is the list of OS that we are going to test (in listed order):
> > - debian   (amd64)
> > - fedora2  (amd64)
> > - suse     (amd64 or 32bit mode)
> > - solaris9 (32bit x86 mode)
> > - debian   (32bit mode)
> >
> > FreeBSD is temporary not on our list because I have done some simple
> > testing on FreeBSD/AMD64, and it was a nightmare... unfortunately we
> > didn't have time to conduct the thing more thoroughly so we gave it up.
> > We don't want to run freebsd in 32bit mode + linuxthreads.
> >
> > Debian is our first choice, but on the Debian/AMD64 howto, it is stated
> > that the port is still in beta stage. Does anyone have experiences with
> > debian/amd64 + mysql? I would love to know if mysql will run on it before
> > giving it a try..
> >
> > Here are the questions that I have:
> > 1) What is the reason that mysql doc suggest people to use SuSE? I
> > believe it is the kernel and libc that matters, but it seemed to me that
> > most of the mysql/amd64 development and benchmarks are carried out on
> > SuSE, RedHat or their derivatives.
> > 2) Whether the distro has thousands of applications is not relevant to
> > us, because we will be running mysqld on the box only.
> > 3) Perhaps if anyone on this list would suggest me stick to 32bit os at
> > the moment?
> >
> > Personally speaking, I don't like RedHat and SuSE (sorry but I am not
> > here to start a distro war :)), so I would like to stay away from them as
> > much as possible. Plus I have no experience with them at all.
> >
> > Besides, I heard from someone that Solaris10 will be quite good for MySQL
> > purpose, could anyone comment on this? And if it is really good, does
> > anyone know when is it going to be available to the public? Even beta
> > releases are ok.
> >
> > I am new to the AMD64 world, and so I would love to hear from all of you.
> > Thanks all :)
> >
> > Cheers,
> > mc.

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kind regards

Nils Valentin
Tokyo/Japan

http://www.be-known-online.com/mysql/
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