2 posts tagged with "thundering herd"

    thundering herd

    2021-09-12

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    ~1 min read

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    When lots of processes or threads are all awaiting a single event, they can be awoken simultaneously when that even occurs. Only one process…

    introduce jitter to avoid the thundering herd

    2021-09-12

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    ~1 min read

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    50 words

    Jitter is a technique to introduce a degree of randomness that will result in improved performance of unreliable systems by helping to avoid…

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