Re: What to know detail about why Squid use single process.

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 21:20:49 +0200

Joe Cooper wrote:

> Actually Squid doesn't even use two processors effectively (even with
> aufs or diskd). More like 15%-20% or so. It would be very nifty to
> have a 'thread per CPU' model, and it would take Squid into a new level
> of scalability for MP machines. I don't have a real solid idea of how
> difficult or intrusive such code changes would be, though.

Once what Adrian is planning on doing now (making the store lookup
async) is completed, making Squid runn multi-process is no big deal..

And it is far from a complete rewrite.

Received on Wed Apr 24 2002 - 14:02:55 MDT

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