10 000 req/s: tpd2 - why it is so fast?

Denis Filimonov denis at filimonov.name
Fri Oct 9 19:55:42 MSD 2009

That benchmark shows that you can send a "hello world" message over a 
localhost connection very fast. This is an interesting result on its own but 
has nothing to do with real life workloads of http servers.


On Friday 09 October 2009 11:30:19 Dinh Pham wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have come across an article whose author claimed that his web server
> can handle 10 000 requests per second. Because I am far from expert on
> high performance web servers so I would like to ask you if his
> benchmarks has any flaw or his web server is too simple to be slow?
> I have never thought that a LISP-based implementation can be as fast as
> C-based implementations such as Nginx. Is there any magic here?
> You can read his article here http://john.freml.in/teepeedee2-c10k
> Thanks
> pcdinh

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