Riak maximum throughput

Justin Sheehy justin at basho.com
Sat Feb 13 23:56:19 EST 2010


On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 12:04 PM, Jack Moffitt <jack at metajack.im> wrote:

>> I have a question on this: isn't the setup/teardown of the TCP
>> connection overwhelming for high rate of queries?  Is there a way to
>> keep a persistent connection going?  I'm most interested in a Perl
>> API.
>
> I've no idea if Webmachine does this, but HTTP 1.1 solves this problem
> for free with persistence and pipelining.

Correct, Jack.

The current tip of Riak, via Webmachine, handles persistent connections.

You do not incur a TCP connection per request.

-Justin




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