[OT] This feels wrong (pthreads question)

Daniel C. dcrookston at gmail.com
Mon Jan 29 14:57:16 MST 2007


On 1/28/07, Dave Smith <dave at thesmithfam.org> wrote:
> It is *never* a good idea to create a new thread for each user if
> scalability is a requirement. If you really want to use threads, I would
> propose a pool of worker threads that can service clients on demand.

Apache does this iirc, and it seems to work fairly well.

Or am I confusing threads and processes?

Dan



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