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From Perrin Harkins <>
Subject Re: [mp2] perl_clone takes 5 and more seconds to complete
Date Wed, 05 Nov 2003 18:35:32 GMT
On Wed, 2003-11-05 at 09:37, Vivek Khera wrote:
> Well, that would make for an argument to scale your hardware to match
> your expectations and load.  You can't make your hardware run more
> than 100% unless you switch worlds over to Star Trek...

Not even:
"I can't change the laws of physics, Captain!" -- Scotty

> It kind of makes you
> rethink the whole 'threads are better than processes' debate if your
> threads are more heavy-weight than processes ;-)

Yes, Perl threads do not perform well at this point.  Unfortunately,
they seem to be necessary for playing well with a threaded HTTP server.

- Perrin

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