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From:Dan Nelson Date:October 12 2000 10:46pm
Subject:Re: Multiple CPU Support
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In the last episode (Oct 12), George Perolli said:
> We are looking to run MySQL at my company as the back end of a VB
> application.  My question is how much of a benefit will I see using a
> multiple CPU server, and at what point will there be a diminishing
> return. Or would I see more of a benefit with more memory.
> I am currently going start by using a Dual Pentium Pro 200Mhz with
> 512 MB of memory.  The OS is FreeBSD 3.4 and I have U2W drives in it. 
> The biggest table in the database has about 150 000 rows and there
> are going to be approximately 250 users accessing the database.

FreeBSD's threads library doesn't take advantage of multiple CPUs, so
you would be better off with more memory.

	Dan Nelson
Multiple CPU SupportGeorge Perolli12 Oct
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