In Other BSDs for 2016/05/14

Some DragonFly links are sneaking in here just to get them cleared out.

Benchmarks and tips nginx on DragonFly

Sepherosa Ziehau posted an extended description of his work with nginx on DragonFly, and the kind of performance he was able to wring out of it.  Of special note: he posts all his sysctl changes, which might be useful to anyone else in high-traffic environments, and notes that he was able to saturate a 10Gb link with one DragonFly machine.

Also: a followup comparing interrupt vs. polling performance.

Lazy Reading for 2016/05/08

Network tools and analysis is the accidental topic this week.

Your unrelated tea link of the week: British tea consumption has been going down.  (via)  I like the additional charts about biscuits and cake, complementary to tea.  Which reminds me: Welsh cakes are so good that the first time I made them, I was angry that I hadn’t tried them years ago.

In Other BSDs for 2016/05/07

Another trifecta week.



Lazy Reading for 2016/05/01

Cinco De Mayo is coming up.

Your unrelated link of the week: What was the weirdest 911 call ever received?  (via)