harrelson at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 14:11:20 EDT 2008
On Thu, 10 Apr 2008, Sean Allen wrote: >> >> The application is much more popular than it was when it was built and I >> am >> now encountering some performance problems. Specifically the CPU seems to >> be >> the bottleneck. The machine has 2 gigs of ram and a single processor. >> Ram >> doesn't seem to be a problem. When examining top output, I see that every >> once in a while a process comes along and sucks down 10%-20% of the cpu. >> A >> handful of these processes can (and regularly do) consume the whole CPU. > > This could be a really dumb question but... are end users seeing these > performance problems? Yes definitely. I certainly notice. On the bad days the site brings in less money.