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Date: 2003-05-01 (19:14)
From: Eray Ozkural <exa@k...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] comparison with C performance
On Thursday 01 May 2003 20:29, 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.

Too bad you sucked at writing nfs servers ;) Don't worry system-level stuff 
can get frustrating and there are always a stack of architectural issues that 
one must be wary of.

Happy hacking,

Eray Ozkural (exa) <>
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