Emulator stopping during mnesia writes
Thu May 11 21:02:41 CEST 2000
On Thu, May 11, 2000 at 01:26:33PM -0500, Scott Lystig Fritchie wrote:
> single process with a select() (poll()?) driver loop. Really busy Web
> servers implemented that way have a problem blocking for local disk
> I/O, though. So they use a whole bunch of external processes to read
> the file (if it indeed exists), which brings the whole thing into page
> cache first. The main process rarely blocks for local disk I/O. Sick
> and twisted, but apparently a very effective technique. And portable.
This is exactly what I was suggesting. For example, Informix and Oracle
database systems do this.
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