[CentOS] Oracle and kernel 2.6 vs 2.4 performance question

Mon Feb 6 17:24:40 UTC 2006
Peter Farrow <peter at farrows.org>

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Chris Mauritz wrote:

> Benjamin J. Weiss wrote:
>> All,
>> We're currently running Oracle 9i on a RHEL AS 2.1 installation.  We 
>> need to upgrade to Oracle 10g, and I've half-way convinced my boss to 
>> upgrade to RHEL 4 (we're still discussing AS vs ES, since we're 
>> running 2 HT processors...).
>> Anyway, I want to upgrade because of EOL issues whenever RHEL 5 comes 
>> out, but before he okays me wiping the server and installing 4, he 
>> wants to know if we're going to get any specific benefits out of 
>> upgrading the OS.  I recall that the 2.6 kernel did a bunch of 
>> optimization stuff, but is there anything in there that would affect 
>> the performance of Oracle 10g?
>> And if so, are there any web sites to which I can direct him?  So far 
>> my googling hasn't been very productive.  Maybe I'm using the wrong 
>> search terms.
> Here's a somewhat dated comparison for your PHB to peruse....
> http://www.2cpu.com/articles/98_1.html
> Cheers,
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