GUIs - ruby on rails, rico

David Hopwood <>
Wed Sep 21 22:06:44 CEST 2005


Richard Cameron wrote:
> On 21 Sep 2005, at 14:08, David Hopwood wrote:
> 
>>> <http://www.sics.se/~joe/apachevsyaws.html>,  support for /dev/ poll and
>>> kqueue in Erlang on certain architectures,  and the whole design of
>>> Erlang/OTP indicates that it's probably the  right tool for this  hack.
>>
>> This will be handled badly by most TCP/IP implementations, even if 
>> Erlang and the web server do everything right.
> 
> What's the problem?

Actually I may have been mistaken; it seems you can get to 10000 connections
fairly easily if using kqueue:
<http://www.cs.princeton.edu/courses/archive/fall03/cs518/papers/kqueue.pdf>

-- 
David Hopwood <>




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