Perl's autoflush() and Gearman workers

Matt Sergeant matt at
Tue Mar 11 20:20:50 UTC 2008

On 11-Mar-08, at 4:18 PM, Brad Fitzpatrick wrote:

> Not that I know of!  :-)

Didn't think so. Shame. :-)

> I'm surprised to hear gearmand is anybody's bottleneck, though.   
> And if it is, you can just add more.  It scales out linearly.

Ours chews a lot of CPU. We run one per machine in the cluster.

It also leaks memory and has to be restarted hourly. I haven't had to  
chance to fully investigate this though.

> I assume everybody's on a modern Linux with epoll?


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