Troubleshooting a high-load scenario

Ulf Wiger (AL/EAB) <>
Tue Jan 17 17:43:44 CET 2006


This is true. 

/U 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthias Lang [mailto:] 
> Sent: den 17 januari 2006 17:36
> To: Ulf Wiger (AL/EAB)
> Cc: Erlang Questions
> Subject: RE: Troubleshooting a high-load scenario
> 
> 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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