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A very open ended question I know ... We upgraded a Solaris box from 5.6.1 to 5.8.0. Initial timing tests show the 5.8.0 system to be up to 50% slower. The apps in question do a lot of database and file access so this may not be Perl at all. What I'm looking for is any experiences anyone may have had in this area, good or bad, so we can try to focus on the areas of greatest return first. This is a Sun Solaris 2.8 system; most DB access is to Oracle via DBI.


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