Linux performance improvements
Two years ago I wrote an article presenting some Linux performance improvements. These performance improvements are still valid, but it is time to talk about some new improvements available. As I am using Debian now, I will focus on that distribution, but you should be able to easily implement these things on other distributions too. Some of these improvements are best suited for desktop systems, other for server systems and some are useful for both.
First of all, it is important that your system is up to date. Update it to Debian testing if you have not done that yet. It will give your, amongst others: