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Date: 2003-05-01 (17:55)
From: Miles Egan <miles@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] comparison with C performance
On Thu, 2003-05-01 at 10:29, Lex Stein wrote:
> Hi,
> A while ago I built an NFS server in OCaml (BDBFS) and the performance
> stunk. It was 10x slower than the BSD in-kernel NFS server for metadata
> operations. There was some speculation about what was causing this
> slowness. It could have been a number of things. So in order for my
> Advisor to let me continue programming in OCaml, I set out to show that it
> wasn't due to the choice of OCaml.

Wouldn't you expect any userspace nfs server to be much slower than the
kernel-based implementation due to the overhead of all the extra

Miles Egan <>