Cache miss stampedes

Dustin Sallings dustin at
Fri Jul 27 23:15:46 UTC 2007

On Jul 27, 2007, at 15:11 , Timothy Appnel wrote:

> I'm confused by all this talk of Gearman. I thought TheSchwartz(ugh)
> was a better and more reliable version of Gearman that is meant to
> replace it? I'm pretty sure that was the explanation we got on the MT
> lists.  This all came up when it was mentioned that TheSchwartz is
> being used in MT4 and there was a collective groan about the naming of
> that package. Some of us have to stand in front of corporate clients
> and say "we are using TheSchwartz to..." with a straight face an hope
> they take us seriously. We're all looking forward to explaining that
> it has nothing to due with Mel Brooks, but an inside joke they won't
> get. Anyway, I think some clarity on Gearman vs. TheSchwartz and their
> paths going forward would be helpful. <tim/>

	Google's distributed lock service is called ``chubby.''  That's got  
to be awkward in presentations as well.

Dustin Sallings

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