[Gllug] Painfully slow MySql performance on 64-bit Atom processor

Richard W.M. Jones rich at annexia.org
Wed Jan 19 17:02:52 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 09:30:32AM +0000, Richard Huxton wrote:
> Contrary to what you might think, this is less useful for databases than  
> other applications. RDBMs tend to handle their own transaction logs  
> carefully anyway.

Are you sure about this last point?  I'm pretty sure if the RDBMS is
relying on fsync not to lie, then if fsync lies then Bad Things

Lengthy thread on the issue here ...



Richard Jones
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