MySQL slow queries, small tables
dave at thesmithfam.org
Tue Jun 10 18:30:11 MDT 2008
Steven Alligood wrote:
> What crazy scenario is causing you to pound your system so hard? I
> mean, really, cat /dev/zero is not an "in the wild" type of program,
> nor one that you are likely to run in a production environment, unless
> you have untrusted customers on the box, in which case you will never
> be able to guarantee that their dumb actions don't cause you issues.
Bzzzzt. If I didn't have a real-world scenario, I wouldn't be asking the
question. cat /dev/zero does a great job of approximating what is
happening in production. We move lots of data, and we have big disks.
If you want to know more, send me your resume. :)
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