Experiences parallelizing a web server with OpenMP
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Multi-threaded web servers are typically parallelized by hand using the pthreads library. OpenMP has rarely been used to parallelize such kind of applications, although we foresee that it can be a great tool for network servers developers. In this paper we compare how easy is to parallelize the Boa web server using OpenMP, compared to a pthreads parallelization, and the performance achieved. We present the results of a parallelization based on OpenMP 2.0, the dynamic sections model and pthreads.
CitationBalart, J. [et al.]. Experiences parallelizing a web server with OpenMP. "Lecture notes in computer science", Juny 2006, vol. 4315, núm. 1, p. 191-202.
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