Hey Roy, I'd say put a small benchmark together that does the expected load and see which config performs better.
I guess on the short run it's easier to get by with a single FileStorage and multiple threads, but on the long run maybe with more processes. Wednesday, December 16, 2009, 2:32:35 PM, you wrote: RM> Hope this helps make things a bit clearer: RM> Concurrent users: 100 RM> Concurrent requests (worst case): 100 RM> Concurrent writes: 1-2 per request RM> Application: online quiz RM> Data written: small updates (100 bytes, approximately) RM> RM> Thanks... I am just looking for some rough guidelines. RM> On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 6:58 PM, Andreas Jung <li...@zopyx.com> wrote: RM> RM> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- RM> Hash: SHA1 RM> RM> schrieb Roy Mathew: RM> >> Folks, I am looking for some configuration advice. >> >> I am running a zope3 application that uses the ZODB. I expect a >> peak load of a 100 concurrent users, and am on a *quad* core Intel >> Xeon Linux box. Am I better off running 2 or 3 ZEO clients talking >> to the app-server (I am assuming that the OS will load balance so >> that all processors are utilized well). Or should I not use ZEO at >> all, and simply assign a large cache, a large connection pool and >> lots of threads to a single process. I am sure that this is an >> issue many of you have had to contend with. I would appreciate some >> rough idea of what the numbers should be for each of the 2 >> scenarios I outline. >> RM> RM> RM> You have to provide much more details like #concurrent users, RM> #concurrent requests, #concurrent writes, reads, the nature of the RM> application, RM> kind of data etc. RM> RM> - -aj RM> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- RM> Version: GnuPG v1.4.10 (Darwin) RM> Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/ RM> RM> iEYEARECAAYFAkso4IUACgkQCJIWIbr9KYxrTQCePlLWkkBhL4JmTIQuVWTh/BDO RM> N08AnA9PX/JweJoEwJgwLQhj9DzEaW10 RM> =Nczp RM> -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- RM> RM> -- Best regards, Adam GROSZER mailto:agros...@gmail.com -- Quote of the day: True humility is not an abject, groveling, self-despising spirit; it is but a right estimate of ourselves as God sees us. - Tryon Edwards _______________________________________________ Zope3-users mailing list Zope3firstname.lastname@example.org https://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope3-users