Using epoll() for asynchronous network programming

Monday, 17 April 2006, 12:45 AM EST

General way to implement tcp servers is “one thread/process per connection”. But on high loads this approach can be not so efficient and we need to use another patterns of connection handling. In this article I will describe how to implement tcp-server with synchronous connections handling using epoll() system call of Linux 2.6. kernel.

At the Homo-Adminus blog.

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