slow consumer

Network latency vs. end-to-end latency

By |2020-10-12T07:39:10+00:00May 4, 2007|

Geva Perry wrote an excellent blog on Extreme Transactions processing on wall street. "So basically you now have thousands and thousands of machines buying and selling stocks and other securities from other machines based on extremely complex (and automated) computer models. So it has become a latency game -- low-latency, [...]

Slow Consumers in the Space Age

By |2020-10-12T07:53:08+00:00January 4, 2007|

A recent post on GigaSpaces in TheServerSide generated some interest in our new 5.2 feature , which allows handling slow consumers, so I thought I'd explain the issue in more detail. Slow consumer is a term used to describe a state in which a publisher/writer can write faster then a [...]