[Twisted-Python] Twisted server is 5 times SLOWER on Solaris than Linux?

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Wed Jan 17 18:41:16 EST 2007

On 1/17/07, Jarrod Roberson <jarrod at vertigrated.com> wrote:

>  There is a "backend" C module that our Twisted server front ends, and it is
> highly multi-threaded.
> So the T1000 is PERFECT for our application, except that now Twisted is the
> bottleneck. :-(
> Unfortunately we have a 11th hour constraint of a vendor library that we are
> required to use, it is only available on Sparc Solaris.

Bummer.  It sounds like you have a slightly toxic combination of
constraints between the software (highly MT backend + single-threaded
Twisted) and your hardware (T1000, tuned for MT code).  Unpleasant...



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