[CentOS] unfsd scalability issues

Sat Jun 2 18:31:47 UTC 2012
Boris Epstein <borepstein at gmail.com>

> A process implemented in the userland may not be as efficient as one
> > implemented as part of the kernel - but that doesn't mean it can't scale
> > well, does it?
> Anything that needs atomic operations is difficult to scale.  Throw in
> distributed components and an extra user/kernel layer and there are
> lots of ways to go wrong.
> --
>   Les Mikesell
>     lesmikesell at gmail.com
Les, what doesn't need atomic operations? And how doing things in kernel
makes your program more scalable - it is the algorithm that matters, not
the execution space, IMO.