Subject: Re: amd64 stable for production ?
To: Chuck Swiger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 12/12/2006 13:20:47
On Dec 12, 10:11am, firstname.lastname@example.org (Chuck Swiger) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: amd64 stable for production ?
| On Dec 12, 2006, at 5:53 AM, Christos Zoulas wrote:
| >> I think Solaris counts very well.
| > Yes, if your needs are modest.
| Or even if they are not. Solaris scales to over 128 CPUs usefully
| and has had more than a decade of work on fine-grained kernel
| locking, whereas the BSD's are still trying to move away from the
| "one big lock" paradigm.
Nobody mentioned anything about kernels here or scalability here.
We are strictly talking about userland utilities being unable to
handle large datasets because they are compiled in 32 bit mode.