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From mandeep gandhi <welcomemand...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Warm containers
Date Wed, 06 Sep 2017 06:31:25 GMT
>> that should still be possible without needing excessive container
recreates.

Did you mean to use warm container support or to envision these containers
as long running processes?

On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 11:50 AM, Markus Thömmes <markusthoemmes@me.com>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> that should still be possible without needing excessive container
> recreates. Do you see anything blocking your use-case?
>
> Am 06. September 2017 um 08:17 schrieb mandeep gandhi <
> welcomemandeep@gmail.com>:
>
> Hi Markus,
>
> Actually, I am trying to orchestrate a workflow via open-whisk which would
> involve a request payload passing through a sequence of actions. So I have
> a mixed bag of heterogeneous micro services I want to mimic as actions.
>
> I had already gone through your blog earlier.
>
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 11:27 AM, Markus Thömmes <markusthoemmes@me.com>
> wrote:
>
> Hi Mandeep,
>
>
> OpenWhisk relies on container reuse (i.e. using warm containers) heavily
>
> to reach its performance goals. Currently, containers are kept around for a
>
> maximum of 10 minutes if they are not replaced by the need of some other
>
> container.
>
>
> You can refer to this article written by me (shameless self-advertisement)
>
> to get some insights into how our container caching works:
>
> https://medium.com/openwhisk/squeezing-the-milliseconds-how-to-make-
>
> serverless-platforms-blazing-fast-aea0e9951bd0
>
>
> You can refer to the relevant source code here:
>
> - https://github.com/apache/incubator-openwhisk/blob/
>
> master/core/invoker/src/main/scala/whisk/core/
>
> containerpool/ContainerProxy.scala
>
> - https://github.com/apache/incubator-openwhisk/blob/
>
> master/core/invoker/src/main/scala/whisk/core/containerpool/ContainerPool.
>
> scala
>
>
> Anything more you can think of for your use-case?
>
>
> Cheers,
>
> Markus
>
>
> Am 06. September 2017 um 07:50 schrieb mandeep gandhi <
>
> welcomemandeep@gmail.com>:
>
>
> Hi,
>
>
> I was looking for the support of warm containers for JVM and Python based
>
> containers. I have a use case where I want to run some scala/java micro
>
> services and some TensorFlow containers for my workflow.
>
>
> Now as these containers would take some seconds to get up, I would like to
>
> know -
>
>
> a. What is the current status for the same?
>
> b. How can we contribute to it if the support is missing?
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Mandeep Gandhi
>
>
>
>

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