[RFC] smt-aware rt load balancer
From: Roman Gushchin
Date: Thu Sep 04 2014 - 08:25:27 EST
We had an earlier discussion about using real-time policies on modern CPUs
for cpu-bound tasks with "near real-time" execution time expectations (like front-end servers):
I sad, that I had a prototype of real-time load balancer (called smart), that performs well in this case.
Now it's ready to be published.
The patch set on top of the 3.10.x branch can be found here:
We use them in production for a couple of months on more than thousand machines.
We get noticeable performance increase for many projects with different load patterns
(up to 10-15% in both RPS and latency).
Any feedback, comments, questions are welcome!
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