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SubjectRe: Plumbers 2018 - Performance and Scalability Microconference
On Wed, 5 Sep 2018, Laurent Dufour wrote:

> > Large page sizes also reduce contention there.
>
> That's true for the page fault path, but for process's actions manipulating the
> memory process's layout (mmap,munmap,madvise,mprotect) the impact is minimal
> unless the code has to manipulate the page tables.

Well if you compare having to operate on 4k instead of 64k then the impact
is 16xs for larger memory ranges. For smaller operations this may not be
that significant. But then I thought we were talking about large areas of
memory.

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