python performance on Solaris

Aahz aahz at
Thu Oct 15 23:35:19 CEST 2009

In article <1a4707f5-85be-4f5f-ac3e-cf8f5bd21bcb at>,
inaf  <cem.ezberci at> wrote:
>I have been following this group for quite some time and I figured
>(after searching enough on google --and on this group-- and not finding
>anything useful) I could pose this question here. Can anyone shed
>some light on python's performance on Solaris? My code seem to return
>lookups from a in memory data structure I build combining bunch of
>dictionaries and lists 6-8 times faster on a 32 bit Linux box than on a
>Solaris zone.

Also, assuming that a "zone" is some kind of virtual machine, it will
definitely impose its own overhead.
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