Subject Re: [ib-support] firebird slower in freebsd ?
Author Paul Reeves
cuncua1@... wrote:
> I tested firebir both in linux and freebsd (my platform of choice), but I w=
> as very dissapointed with the differences in performance.
> Why is FreeBSD ( included the november 20 build in FBSD 4.3) so much slower=
> compared with the classic server in Linux ?.
> I am switching to postgresql because of this, and it´s a shame because I li=
> ke the way firebird/interbase works.

You've tested this on a dual boot machine, of course? And the disc
configuration is the same (ie, you've twiddled/not twiddled with hdparm and
the bsd equivalent on each platform)?

What tests did you run to compare performance? How much slower was the FreeBSD


Paul Reeves
taking InterBase further