listening sockets as non sockets

Sepherosa Ziehau sepherosa at
Thu Feb 23 03:40:23 UTC 2017

On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 7:27 AM, Gleb Smirnoff <glebius at> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 09:58:45AM +0100, Julien Charbon wrote:
> J> > T> 1) The patch worked pretty okay, but the idea of separate file type is
> J> > T>    abandoned. With current filedescriptor code it is almost impossible
> J> > T>    to racelessly switch fileops and f_data.
> J> > T>    For more details read the commit message, URL below.
> J> > T>
> J> > T> 2) I moved the work to git. It allows for easier code sharing.
> J> > T>
> J> > T>
> J> >
> J> > The current 'solisten' branch at has
> J> > been running successfully for 48 hours at Netflix. But as mentioned before,
> J> > our connection rate is pretty low.
> J> >
> J> > So, testing from Julien and Hiren will be much appreciated.
> J>
> J>  Sound good, I will have spare time to get performance results on our
> J> side w/ and w/o your change before the end of this week.
> Thanks, Julien! Looking forward for your results. Meanwhile, the code has
> been running for a week on a single Netflix box. And for 24 hours on a
> set of boxes as A/B test against non-patched code. Since our connection
> rate is low, and we never seen accept_mtx to be a major problem in our
> profiling, the A/B test didn't show any statistically significant
> improvements. But my biased eye of course sees some improvements in the
> graphs :)

You can use this to force clients to generate 1 request/connection
(--connreqs 1) to test the accept queue contention for HTTP workload:

Checkout the sephe/wrk branch.  pkg install wrk.  Then gmake in the
checked out directory.


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