what a worker does?
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Tue Jul 1 02:29:48 MSD 2008
On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 17:31:42, Paul said...
> Well that's what I consider multithreaded I guess.. It doesn't use any more
> processes or scheduling time to handle multiple connections where as apache
> is multi process.. I guess i consider multithreaded the ability to handle
> multiple instances within the same process without creating new processes
> (having 50000 open connections to the same process wether it's network,
> disk, etc). Maybe that is the wrong word to use..
Yes, it's definitely the wrong word. Threads are very specific things, and
"multithreaded" refers to them, not to a generic methodology.
You can use a few methods in a single process to handle multiple connections,
threads and async I/O (what Nginx does) are completely different ways to do
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