dce/rpc "client" api
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at samba.org
Wed Aug 23 06:47:16 GMT 2000
On Tue, 22 Aug 2000, Gerald Carter wrote:
> Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > by the same token, using one smbd process for *all* smbd
> > code is equally not scalable.
> Nah...Big yeah...a lot to understand....yeah...but
> not scalable...I don't think so.
> Jeremy's comments were about load and performance.
i do not think so. i recall the set of assumptions that i managed to find
out he had about the daemon architecture, and he assumed that it was
single-process, multiple sockets. it is not: like smbd, it is
select/fork, multiple-process, single-socket-per-client-process.
> You're now trying to equate KLOC with number of clients. Those are
> different things.
what is KLOC?
> ok...I remember this thread and I remember the fact that
> dce/rpc sessions are generally short lived
for this particular reason, dce/rpc is generally inefficient, however that
is actually the fault of the developers writing the client-app and
sometimes the fault of the client dce/rpc transport implementation.
or, more specifically, if the app-developers are not aware of the network
traffic their functions generate, their app may be either slow or
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