In anticipation of getting my sunfire , and doing some real benchamrks with it, I thought I’d do a quick, test to see if I can still do them..kind of like a warm up excerise before you do a 1500m swim.
So I grabbed 2 idle machines I have access too, and see how mysql 5.1 performed on both.
I took Brian’s mysqlslap tool and gave it a little whirl.
the 3 boxes I had in my aresenal are
- dual x86-64 @2.4G with 8G of ram
- 280R with 2 Ultrasparc III+ processors and 4G of ram.
and my new macbook
- a Intel Dual processor shiny thing
now in their time, both of these boxes were considered pretty sweet. (the 280R was purchased in 2002 I think, and for financial people just nearing the end of it’s lifecycle so you will still …[Read more]