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From David Reiss <>
Subject Re: Java Server Does Not Close Sockets immediately for oneway methods
Date Thu, 11 Feb 2010 17:42:24 GMT
That sounds right.  The client closes the socket, the server is still
processing the method, and it closes its side as soon as it finishes.

Utku Can Topçu wrote:
> Hello David,
> I think there's a point missing. Even though the client (PHP in our case)
> issues a "$transport->close()" the socket connection on the Server Side is
> closed just after the execution of the oneway method.
> Best,
> Utku
> On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 7:28 PM, David Reiss <> wrote:
>> We don't close the sockets because you are allowed to send multiple
>> requests
>> over the same connection.
>> Requests received over the same connection are processed serially, in
>> order.
>> Does that answer your question?
>> Utku Can Topçu wrote:
>>> While experimenting with the oneway (asynchronous) service calls to a
>> Java
>>> Service, we've faced a serious connection overload.
>>> Currently we're using TBufferedTransport together with TThreadPoolServer
>> on
>>> the Server side.
>>> Diving deep into the Java Thrift Libraries, auto-generated Java classes
>> and
>>> debugging the code, we've seen that the oneway void methods on the Java
>>> Server side does not close the "TSocket"s that are related to the methods
>> in
>>> question.
>>> Is this a design decision? Should we treat this as a bug?
>>> Our current solution to this problem is employing a ThreadPoolExecutor
>> for
>>> each oneway method, we immediately transform the asynchronous requests
>> into
>>> Runnables and place them in the thread pool and return from the method.
>>> I think a similar approach should be implemented in the Thrift Java
>>> libraries.
>>> What do you think on this issue?
>>> Best Regards,
>>> Utku

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