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SubjectRe: Interesting analysis of linux kernel threading by IBM
Hi David,

Friday, January 21, 2000 3:21 AM
David Lang <> wrote :
> Shortly before I went and purchased $10,000 encryption co-processors for
> my SSL web servers it was not unusual to see a 5 min loadave of 30-50 (and
> one time I saw it go up to 144!!). This was on AIX quad 233 2G ram RS/6000
> servers, after I got the encryption co-processors the loadave dropped to
> 5-10

there are not only IO-bound servers around in the world.
There are a lot of computing intensive high threaded applications.
The fact is that here we can satisfy both.


All this stuff is IMVHO

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