Testing Intel FSGSBASE Patches For Helping Elevate Linux Performance

Written by Michael Larabel in Software on 25 June 2020 at 09:50 AM EDT.
Xeon Cascade Lake R Intel FSGSBASE
Xeon Cascade Lake R Intel FSGSBASE
Xeon Cascade Lake R Intel FSGSBASE
Xeon Cascade Lake R Intel FSGSBASE
Xeon Cascade Lake R Intel FSGSBASE

The FSGSBASE-patched kernel was helping in some write workloads.

Xeon Cascade Lake R Intel FSGSBASE

The build of Java's Reactor.io improved nicely with the FSGSBASE patches.

Xeon Cascade Lake R Intel FSGSBASE
Xeon Cascade Lake R Intel FSGSBASE

A number of other Java workloads also appeared to be helped by the FSGSBASE enablement.


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