[jboss-user] [Tomcat, HTTPD, Servlets & JSP] - Re: servlet: how to spawn all processors

Kees Jan Koster kjkoster at kjkoster.org
Wed Aug 20 15:16:47 EDT 2008

Dear Peter,

> Running your web app across 16 CPUs is not a good idea. Due to CPU  
> cache issues, contention among threads, and various other issues it  
> is usually better to run such apps while affinitized to 2, 3 or 4  
> CPUs (depening on your app). At least that is what we have found in  
> our testing.
> In Linux, you can use the taskset utility to set affinity. I suggest  
> adding this to the script that starts jbossas.

Have you published any of your test results? I'll be looking to  
purchase a new machine later this year. ;-)

Kees Jan

kjkoster at kjkoster.org

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