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From "Akins, Brian" <>
Subject Re: C as config
Date Mon, 07 Jun 2010 21:46:31 GMT
On 6/6/10 8:03 AM, "Graham Leggett" <> wrote:

> With multi-core architectures, we're finding that humble worker on our
> commodity hardware is as fast or faster than our load balancers.

We soon found that the web servers spends more time doing context switches
than actual work. (Or so it seems, probably a slight exaggeration).  Imagine
httpd with 100k threads!!! Now imagine the same amount of "work" being done
in 2 threads.  Not terribly hard to do in an asynchronous framework.

Brian Akins

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