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Re: maximizing performance when issuing a large number of GET/PUT requests to a single server

From: Alex Loukissas <>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 14:22:01 -0700

On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 2:07 PM, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Aug 2011, Alex Loukissas wrote:
>>> The multi interface does all the transfers you add to it in parallell.
>> So does it do it in a multi-threaded fashion (probably not, since I didn't
>> have to compile/link against a threading library)? I was under the
>> impression that that's not the case. Or by parallel you mean it opens
>> simultaneous ports and interleaves them?
> It does multiple parallell transfers using a single thread, yes. It opens
> has many connections as required to perform all the transfers you tell it to
> do and then it makes them all fly. And then you get to know when they finish
> and you can add new transfers or remove existing ones along the way when you
> think is a good time.

Great, thanks for your clarification and your help here. I'll let you
know which avenue worked best.

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