[MUD-Dev] Event Scheduling

Hans-Henrik Staerfeldt hhs at cbs.dtu.dk
Tue Feb 8 10:33:44 New Zealand Daylight Time 2000

On Mon, 7 Feb 2000, Phillip Lenhardt wrote:

> For those of you who have heavy-use event schedulers, what algorithms a=
> you using? I have implemented my event scheduler in Python using a bina=
> heap and it can schedule and run somewhere between 100 and 1000 events =
> second without falling more than a second behind on a p2 233 machine
> running openbsd. I was wondering if anyone was getting significantly
> better performance from their scheduler. Examples in Python would be mo=
> relevant to me, but anything would be appreciated.
> And if anyone wants to see the code to my scheduler, it is available in
> the Moebius distribution availble at http://www.bofh.net.au/mud (which
> seems to be down at the moment, *sigh*).

I once saw a lecture covering an eventqueue algorithm running O(log(log(n=
for insertions and O(1) for deletions. My guess would be that it is the
implementation of the actual events that will take the time, even if you
use a O(log(n)) time event queue, or are my notions wrong?

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