ISTR reading somewhere that the IP address was the most efficient because it removed the need for a name lookup/resolution, but I'm not convinved that local host does a lookup?
Anyone know - or are they the same?
[root@vps2 elasticsearch]#cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx vps2.z22se.com
root@vps [/home/z22se/public_html/forum/library]# netstat -an | grep 3306 root@vps [/home/z22se/public_html/forum/library]#
root:/# netstat -an | grep 3306 tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:3306 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN