Troubleshooting a high-load scenario

Matthias Lang <>
Tue Jan 17 17:35:43 CET 2006


Ulf Wiger (AL/EAB) writes:

 > As a rule, I don't think one gains much by
 > having messages stay in the socket buffer,
 > since you can't prioritize them, for example.

There is one important gain: TCP flow control, i.e. in protocols which
don't have some other means for flow control, you can make the remote
socket block by letting the buffer fill. Assuming you're not using
{active, true}.

Matthias



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