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Wednesday, November 02, 2011

More multi-core improvements

More multi-core improvements:

Matthew Dillon wrote up an explanation of how performance on systems with a lot of CPU cores has been significantly improved – up to 300%! (He says 200%, but I think he’s treating it as a percentage of a whole rather than percent changed.) Apparently finally getting rid of lock contention is the trick.


  1. It is about BSD, not Linux, isn't it?

  2. Yes, it's BSD. Git rss feeds looks very similar.