[rabbitmq-discuss] [erlang-questions] cheap low-power boards

Ben Hood 0x6e6562 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 29 16:38:10 GMT 2008


On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 3:59 PM, Martin Scholl <ms at diskware.net> wrote:
> [I am not an eco activist and I don't want to evangelize, and no, I am
> not paid by Intel for doing this:]

Sure, I didn't take you as such :-)

> For the stuff we have tested, I can say: there are not many applications
> which definitely demand a non-atom processor. I am clearly not an expert
> in all things RabbitMq. I guess, RabbitMq's performance is dominated by
> the network technology used and not the hosts' cpus. Therefore, RabbitMq
> is a candidate for atom-based systems.

Yes, maybe, but I think that disk IO may also play a part (when
journalling messages, for example).

>> In the Rabbit client library there is a utility called MulticastMain,
>> which, if you run it the --help flag, will tell you about all of the
>> configuration options you have to test latency and throughput from a
>> client perspective.
> Ok, will post some numbers soon.



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