epoll and performance
Tue, 23 Mar 2004 08:42:06 -0800 (PST)
You understand correctly. In the past, however, libevent's poll and
select backends were buggy, so we only recommended kqueue or epoll usage.
Anything should work fine nowadays.
On Tue, 23 Mar 2004, Joachim Bauernberger wrote:
> in the past i have seen several posts here that recommend an upgrade to epoll
> as a cure all performace issues.
> Looking at the statistic on the dev epoll homepage after having a similar
> discussion with a friend I am now not so sure anymore whether epoll will be
> worth the hazzle for my setup.
> I have 2 clients which implement Cache::Memcached as a fastcgi in apache.
> Those can be queried to talk to the memcache-servers running on the same
> Since my (2) fastcgi clients use persistent tcp connections to talk to
> memchached I wonder whether the whole epoll stuff is really make a difference
> for me.
> The way I understood epoll, is it only boosts your performance if you have
> lots of connections that are established (and broken down again).
> Maybe I understood epoll wrong?
> Please let me know if this is the case.
> Thx & best regards,