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On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 8:41 AM, wam r. <wamrewam / googlemail.com> wrote:

> I have put a "timer" around these few lines. I know it is completely
> dependent on the system but just to give an idea it can take more than
> 20s for <> 100 threads. Just the code above. I am using 1.8.7 and the
> standard MRI.


Something's wrong if it takes 20s to create 100 threads. I develop a
threading library for Ruby (Celluloid) and benchmark thread creation speed
on Ruby regularly. Thread creation time should be in the realm of 500-1000
threads/sec on modern hardware.

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Tony Arcieri

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