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From: Hiro Yoshioka <hyoshiok@miraclelinux.com>
To: riel@redhat.com
Cc: davej@redhat.com, harlan@artselect.com, nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au,
	l_allegrucci@yahoo.it, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	mingo@elte.hu, suparna@in.ibm.com, jens.axboe@oracle.com,
	hyoshiok@miraclelinux.com
Subject: Re: SMP performance degradation with sysbench
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2007 13:03:05 +0900 (JST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070227.130305.424251739.hyoshiok@miraclelinux.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <45E37EA3.3060101@redhat.com>

Hi,

From: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>
> Hiro Yoshioka wrote:
> > Howdy,
> > 
> > MySQL 5.0.26 had some scalability issues and it solved since 5.0.32
> > http://ossipedia.ipa.go.jp/capacity/EV0612260303/
> > (written in Japanese but you may read the graph. We compared
> > 5.0.24 vs 5.0.32)
snip
> > MySQL tries to get a mutex but it spends about 16.8% of CPU on 8 core
> > machine.
> > 
> > I think there are a lot of room to be inproved in MySQL implementation.
> 
> That's one aspect.
> 
> The other aspect of the problem is that when the number of
> threads exceeds the number of CPU cores, Linux no longer
> manages to keep the CPUs busy and we get a lot of idle time.
> 
> On the other hand, with the number of threads being equal to
> the number of CPU cores, we are 100% CPU bound...

I have a question. If so, what is the difference of kernel's
view between SMP and CPU cores?

Another question. When the number of threads exceeds the number of
CPU cores, we may get a lot of idle time. Then a workaround of
MySQL is that do not creat threads which exceeds the number
of CPU cores. Is it right?

Regards,
  Hiro
--
Hiro Yoshioka
CTO/Miracle Linux Corporation
http://blog.miraclelinux.com/yume/

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-27  4:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 45+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-25 17:44 Lorenzo Allegrucci
2007-02-25 23:46 ` Rik van Riel
2007-02-26 13:36   ` Nick Piggin
2007-02-26 13:41     ` Nick Piggin
2007-02-26 22:04     ` Pete Harlan
2007-02-26 22:36       ` Dave Jones
2007-02-27  0:32         ` Hiro Yoshioka
2007-02-27  0:43           ` Rik van Riel
2007-02-27  4:03             ` Hiro Yoshioka [this message]
2007-02-27  4:31               ` Rik van Riel
2007-02-27  8:14                 ` J.A. Magallón
2007-02-27 14:02                   ` Rik van Riel
2007-02-27 14:56                     ` Paulo Marques
2007-02-27 20:40                       ` Nish Aravamudan
2007-02-28  2:21                       ` Bill Davidsen
2007-02-28  2:52                         ` Nish Aravamudan
2007-03-01  0:20                           ` Nish Aravamudan
2007-02-27 19:05                     ` Lorenzo Allegrucci
2007-03-01 16:57                       ` Lorenzo Allegrucci
2007-02-28  1:27     ` Nish Aravamudan
2007-02-28  2:22       ` Nick Piggin
2007-02-28  2:51         ` Nish Aravamudan
2007-03-12 22:00     ` Anton Blanchard
2007-03-13  5:11       ` Nick Piggin
2007-03-13  9:45         ` Andrea Arcangeli
2007-03-13 10:06           ` Nick Piggin
2007-03-13 10:31             ` Andrea Arcangeli
2007-03-13 10:37               ` Nick Piggin
2007-03-13 10:57                 ` Andrea Arcangeli
2007-03-13 11:12                   ` Nick Piggin
2007-03-13 11:40                     ` Eric Dumazet
2007-03-13 11:56                       ` Nick Piggin
2007-03-13 11:42                     ` Andrea Arcangeli
2007-03-13 12:02                       ` Eric Dumazet
2007-03-13 12:27                         ` Jakub Jelinek
2007-03-13 12:08                       ` Nick Piggin
2007-03-14 23:33                         ` Siddha, Suresh B
2007-03-20  2:29                           ` Zhang, Yanmin
2007-04-02  2:59                             ` Zhang, Yanmin
2007-03-13  6:00       ` Eric Dumazet
2007-03-14  0:36       ` Nish Aravamudan
2007-03-14  1:00         ` Eric Dumazet
2007-03-14  1:09           ` Nish Aravamudan
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     [not found]         ` <fa.XocsudxlGplKh0kloTtA0juPwtA@ifi.uio.no>
2007-02-28  0:20           ` Robert Hancock
2007-02-28  1:32             ` Hiro Yoshioka

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