Optimizing sockets to 1000 requests/sec? (Was: Sockets and messaging services)

Paul Rubin phr-n2001d at nightsong.com
Thu Nov 15 15:29:39 CET 2001


Duncan Grisby <dgrisby at uk.research.att.com> writes:
> >If it's on the local machine, why mess with TCP at all, instead of using
> >AF_UNIX?  I'm not sure whether the OP intended to run locally tough.
> 
> Indeed, using Unix sockets makes it 20% to 25% faster than the TCP
> loopback. Somewhere along the line I got the impression we were
> talking about TCP, though.

Another idea, how about using preforking (like Apache) instead of
threading or asyncore?



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