[MUD-Dev] Re: OT: Java multithreading test source

Jon A. Lambert jlsysinc at ix.netcom.com
Sun May 24 00:50:32 New Zealand Standard Time 1998


On 23 May 98, Mike Sellers wrote:
> 
> Wow, hard data.  A graph even.  Very cool.  What is the scale on the y-axis
> though?  Are those milliseconds?  Seconds? Kwatlus?  
> 

That should be average millisecs.

> Also, what's the explanation for the falling lag values for the first few
> (80-120?) threads?  
>

The first few threads take a "long" time (several hundred ms.)  The 
average lag seems to be a cumulative of what went before.  So we 
should naturally see a sharp slope until the raw data starts showing 
real lag.  This would be due to class loading and invocation of the 
JIT.      

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