[Gluster-devel] Setup recommendations - 2 (io-threads)

Martin Fick mogulguy at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 18 21:16:21 UTC 2008

--- On Thu, 5/15/08, Amar S. Tumballi <amar at zresearch.com> wrote:

> ''io-threads'' translator creates seperate
> threads (as specified by the option). But, it doesn't
> make sense to have more threads than number of CPUs 
> available. It works good if the thread
> count is same as number of CPUs you have in server.

Could you please explain the reasoning behind this statement? 
Wouldn't adding multiple threads on a single CPU server still
allow a server thread to potentially serve files to other
clients while it is blocked serving one client?



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