[ic] ic process 25% system load

Jon Jensen jon at endpoint.com
Fri Jun 11 08:07:31 EDT 2004

On Fri, 11 Jun 2004, Carsten Jahnke wrote:

> as I checked Interchange's performance with the Linux tool "top", I 
> noticed that the interchange process always takes up to 25% load and not 
> more to handle a request (e.g. build up a product listing).
> This takes up to some seconds of processing time and extra time for 
> delivering the HTML to the client comes in addition.
> The whole system is provided for 1 interchange server and a mysql db.
> Wouldn't it be better then, the ic process takes as much cpu power as it 
> gets at a moment? Why should it let the system 75% in idle mode?

Perhaps you're running on a machine with dual hyperthreaded processors, 
and 25% load is the most a single-threaded process can use?


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