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Subject: Re: [boost] [Fibers] Performance
From: Oliver Kowalke (oliver.kowalke_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-16 08:33:09

2014/1/16 Giovanni Piero Deretta <gpderetta_at_[hidden]>

> I think that Harmut point is that you can very well use threads for the
> same thing. In this particular case you would just perform a syncronous
> read. Yes, to mantain the same level of concurrency you need to spawn ten
> of thousands of threads, but that's feasible on a modern os/hardware pair.
> The point of using fibers (i.e. M:N threading) is almost purely
> performance.

In the context of C10K problem and using the one-thread-per-client pattern
I doubt
that this would scale (even on modern hardware). Do you have some data
the performance of an modern operating system and hardware by increasing
thread count?

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