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Re: sending hundreds of commandos on SSH connection

by kennethk (Abbot)
on Mar 28, 2014 at 15:54 UTC ( #1080106=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to sending hundreds of commandos on SSH connection

This is largely hardware dependent, but on standard hardware spawning 1000 process will kill the performance on each one due to swapping. You are generally far better off spawning a number just less than the number of available processors/cores, and issuing more commands as the old ones complete.

#11929 First ask yourself `How would I do this without a computer?' Then have the computer do it the same way.

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