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From Dieter Plaetinck <die...@plaetinck.be>
Subject Re: Unix Domain Sockets as the transportation layer
Date Wed, 04 Aug 2010 19:37:48 GMT
On Wed, 4 Aug 2010 12:18:42 -0700
Bryan Duxbury <bryan@rapleaf.com> wrote:

> The explanation I got when I looked into it before is that the
> localhost portion of the TCP stack has been crazy optimized, so it's
> basically no worse than domain sockets.

Does this also apply to non-127.0.0.1 ip's which are on the local host?
(like 192.168.0.1 or even a public ip?)

Anyway, some reading material suggests that unix domain sockets *are*
(somewhat) faster. Ie:
http://petewarden.typepad.com/searchbrowser/2009/11/realworld-benchmarking-of-keyvalue-stores.html
http://osnet.cs.binghamton.edu/publications/TR-20070820.pdf

.. but I still need to check the details.

Dieter

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