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From: ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org
To: "Rainbows! list" <rainbows-talk-GrnCvJ7WPxnNLxjTenLetw@public.gmane.org>
Subject: Re: rails 2 and slow external services
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2010 12:40:48 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <AANLkTikD5qSSxb_qtdMXF4pznu3EPxG7+6nVJLRkjttH@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20101213103936.GA8440-yBiyF41qdooeIZ0/mPfg9Q@public.gmane.org>

On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 2:39 AM, Eric Wong <normalperson@yhbt.net> wrote:
> ghazel@gmail.com wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Some of my page loads (currently serviced by Unicorn) spend a great
>> deal of time waiting for external services (OpenID, OAuth, etc over
>> Net::HTTP and curb), so I'm looking at Rainbows!. I use Rails 2.3.10.
>> Which concurrency model in Rainbows! is best suited for this sort of
>> page? I'm not totally clear on which parts if any of Rails are
>> thread-safe.
>
> Hi, if you want compatibility over the greatest number of existing Gems,
> then ThreadSpawn and ThreadPool are the safest options.
>
> I'm fairly certain Rails 2.3 (or even 2.2) are _advertised_ as
> thread-safe but I've never tested it heavily.  Hopefully other folks can
> give some feedback here.
>
> If you're running Ruby 1.9, then RevThreadSpawn and RevThreadPool should
> be good options if you do heavy keepalive, too, but they're a bit iffy
> under 1.8 due to incompatibilities with libev and the MRI 1.8 threading
> model.

This is Ruby 1.8.7 (REE). Is there any interesting difference between
ThreadPool and ThreadSpawn in this environment?

I also make use of a (heavily modified, which is another topic) OobGC.
Does anyone know if garbage collection in ruby 1.8.7 is reasonably
threadable? I expect not, but one can hope.

-Greg
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2010-12-13  0:14 ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
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2010-12-13 10:39   ` Eric Wong
     [not found]     ` <20101213103936.GA8440-yBiyF41qdooeIZ0/mPfg9Q@public.gmane.org>
2010-12-13 20:40       ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w [this message]
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2010-12-14  4:57           ` Eric Wong
     [not found]             ` <20101214045720.GC5051-yBiyF41qdooeIZ0/mPfg9Q@public.gmane.org>
2010-12-14  6:14               ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
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2010-12-14  6:35                   ` Eric Wong
     [not found]                     ` <20101214063552.GA12020-yBiyF41qdooeIZ0/mPfg9Q@public.gmane.org>
2010-12-14  7:13                       ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
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2010-12-14  7:49                           ` Eric Wong
     [not found]                             ` <20101214074944.GA13496-yBiyF41qdooeIZ0/mPfg9Q@public.gmane.org>
2010-12-14  8:03                               ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
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2010-12-14 17:27                                   ` Eric Wong
     [not found]                                     ` <20101214172748.GA18131-yBiyF41qdooeIZ0/mPfg9Q@public.gmane.org>
2010-12-15  2:01                                       ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
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2010-12-15  2:40                                           ` Eric Wong
     [not found]                                             ` <20101215024043.GA10349-yBiyF41qdooeIZ0/mPfg9Q@public.gmane.org>
2010-12-15  4:30                                               ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
2010-12-15 22:28                                           ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
     [not found]                                             ` <AANLkTimyy5XyVFF4+MWWgxfb63fCoAmWRYM=MEjVWn96-JsoAwUIsXosN+BqQ9rBEUg@public.gmane.org>
2010-12-20  2:52                                               ` Eric Wong
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2010-12-20  3:04                                                   ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
2010-12-16 14:39                       ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
     [not found]                         ` <AANLkTi=7OhyTwkHsp_rXU7Gp1PokihiQ9bJigpO-BfN6-JsoAwUIsXosN+BqQ9rBEUg@public.gmane.org>
2010-12-20  1:00                           ` Eric Wong

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