Hmmmmm..... now that's interesting. Stats collector IS accumulating
quite a bit of runtime..... me thinks its time to go grab 8.2.4.
Karl Denninger (karl(at)denninger(dot)net)
Merlin Moncure wrote:
> On 7/25/07, Karl Denninger <karl(at)denninger(dot)net> wrote:
>> Yeah, the problem doesn't appear to be there. As I said, if I look
>> at the
>> PS of the system when its bogging, there aren't a whole bunch of
>> stuck doing these, so while this does take a second or two to come back,
>> that's not that bad.
>> Its GENERAL performance that just bites - the system is obviously
>> out of
>> CPU, but what I can't get a handle on is WHY. It does not appear to be
>> accumulating large amounts of runtime in processes I can catch, but
>> the load
>> average is quite high.
> 8.2.3 has the 'stats collector bug' (fixed in 8.2.4) which increased
> load in high concurrency conditions. on a client's machine after
> patching the postmaster load drop from the 4-5 range to 1-2 range on a
> 500 tps server. maybe this is biting you? symptoms are high load avg
> and high cpu usage of stats collector process.
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