[standards-jig] Pub/Sub for JNG?
dave at dave.tj
Wed May 1 17:23:07 CDT 2002
Dial-up users also like to download data, you know. . .
- Dave ... who likes to let people optimize at their own bottlenecks :-)
> <gzip-over-udp-madness snipped>
> I know this is obvious, but I just _have_ to chime in with it. I've
> done a fair amount of load testing of JCS in a lot of different
> configurations. Load tests are typically done on a 100Mbit network
> (shared, not segmented) -- probably less than you'd have on the
> backplane of a serious install. Running at seriously high throughput,
> it turns out that processor -- not network is the bottleneck for a mix
> of JUD/TC/IM traffic. Couple this with the exceptional job that modern
> network hardware does at text compression and I'm left wondering what
> the advantages in udp-as-tcp-with-gzip are here? Are folks running
> servers with thousands of users at home on the other side of a dialup?
> Are end users having a problem with the couple hundred bytes going
> through every so often? Are people really having problems with the
> bandwidth? Am I just not getting it?
> --Craig, who likes to optimize at known bottlenecks.
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