Month: November 2012

..contributing to IT in London since 2002..

Analysis of a queueing setup

Setup: 1. once a day prepare a queue to send 10,000 emails (the number may depend on notifications required) 2. every hour get 1,000 emails and send them Flaw: 1. Delaying a certain CPU-intensive task and scheduling it is not helping the server. You cannot guarantee the CPU will be idle an hour later. 2. …