More reading

Venkatesh Srinivas has a large writeup describing just how the memory allocator in DragonFly changed from 2.6 to the upcoming 2.8 version.   In all that text, you may notice the cheering statistic that it gave a 20% improvement in sysbench results.

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  1. Ivan says:

    Great reading!
    Very concise and well explained.

    And thanks for the DFBSD Digest! I really like DragonFly, but I don’t really have the time to follow the mailing list as a whole, so this helps a lot.

  2. I read so you don’t have to. (I hope.)