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Re: which Xeon processors don't have the context switching problem

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Geoffrey <esoteric(at)3times25(dot)net>
Subject: Re: which Xeon processors don't have the context switching problem
Date: 2007-02-23 21:30:56
Message-ID: 200702231330.57014.josh@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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Geoffrey,

> I recall a reference on the list indicating that newer Xeon processors
> don't suffer from the context switching problem reported last year.

Just to be clear, it's a software problem which affects all architectures, 
including AMD and Sparc.  It's just *worse* on the PIII and P4 generation 
Xeons.

-- 
--Josh

Josh Berkus
PostgreSQL @ Sun
San Francisco

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