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Following on from another thread, where poor performance of a legacy DB (ASA10) was wrongly attributed (by me!) to Virtualisation, I'd be interested to know what the official view is on this in regard to more current versions?

I believe I was seeing about 25%-30% slower performance on queries and 1000% slow down on dbbackup, but my tests were not that scientifically conducted. This was on both Intel and AMD Ryzen CPUs.

asked 26 Jan '18, 12:32

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edited 26 Jan '18, 12:32


The SQL Anywhere team is continuing to test the performance effects of the Meltdown/Spectre patches. Preliminary results indicate that it depends (that should not be a surprise!) We've seen anywhere between negligible effect to ~20% slowdown. Tests are ongoing.

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answered 26 Jan '18, 13:07

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Thanks for that. Any thoughts on the speed of dbbackup?

(26 Jan '18, 17:23) alexlake
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I was expecting this question :)

(28 Jan '18, 08:06) Vlad
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