Recommendations for Bugzilla hardware
mkanat at bugzilla.org
Tue Oct 18 23:52:53 UTC 2005
On Tue, 2005-10-18 at 15:31 -0700, Eddie Xie wrote:
> I know that the new system would be
> faster, but I also know we'd be spending a lot of money that could
> more usefully be spent elsewhere. But where should the money be spent?
> I was trying to figure that out.
Well... the *largest* speed-up that Bugzilla could possibly experience,
at the moment, would actually be in code changes. :-) That is, if we get
mod_perl working, Bugzilla will become quite speedy.
So, if you're talking about a real speed-up, some of the best
investments in that area would be assigning a bit of development time to
help us with our mod_perl efforts. They're actually not very complicated
efforts, they just require a lot of programmer hours. :-)
But other than that, yes, I think a dual-processor machine would be
more useful for Bugzilla than a faster single-processor machine. If you
have even two or three people access Bugzilla simultaneously, you'll see
the advantage of MySQL and Apache being on different processors.
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