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MariaDB High Performance by Pierre MAVRO

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BIOS power management optimization

By default, new servers are configured for low consumption power (green energy). This is a really good point for the environment! However, reducing electric power implies reducing computation power.

The CPU is the main component that directly affects performance because of its wake up time during sleep states. CPU power management should be disabled as much as possible. However, depending on the hardware manufacturer, multiple options may change.

If you're wondering what the effects are of that power management, it's simple. If the activity of the processor is reduced too much, a standard action that takes 1 second could take more than 2 seconds in that period. During this period of 1 or more seconds, CPU power ...

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