A flurry of fixes and scheduler improvements


The combination of Mihai Carabas’s successful Summer of Code work on the scheduler and the recent Postgres benchmarking got Matthew Dillon to start thinking about making UNIX domain sockets work better, a shortcut around the buffer cache, scheduler improvements and then a new default scheduler, along with a change in idle CPU behavior.  The best place to understand all the changes is in his long post to users@.

We should have benchmarks soon to show the performance improvements from all this.

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  1. Petr Janda says:

    Can’t wait to see the numbers. Not sure if FBSD did the right thing to alienate Matt haha :)

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