[concurrency-interest] Blocking vs. non-blocking

Raoul Duke raould at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 16:22:36 EDT 2014


> If you were going to do a thread-per-request model, what would happen if you
> have 100k+ connections? I'm not aware of any OS that can handle that many
> threads (even if only a small fraction of them is runnable, that's going to
> be a fairly chunky absolute number).  Memory footprint will be an issue as
> well, especially if the stack sizes get big.

oh come on, you've never heard of a company that got bought for $19
billion in stock by facebook, or the stack they use? :-}


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