[lkml]   [1999]   [Mar]   [3]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: OSDI paper - IO-Lite: A Unified I/O Buffering and Caching System

On 3 Mar 1999, Jan Vroonhof wrote:

> 1. Most of the gains come from less copying along pipes.
> 2. [this is not clear from the paper to me] For the gains the occur
> both sides of the pipe need use IOL.
> 3. The gains come from copying by reference.
> 3b. There is an additional gain from to having to recompute TCP
> checksums.

i think most gains come from the fact that IO-Lite only deals with
'immutable' (ie. read-only) IO buffers. Most (all) high-traffic sites have
dynamic content ...

-- mingo

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:50    [W:0.066 / U:9.012 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site