[Nagios-devel] [PATCH] Re: alternative scheduler

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Thu Dec 2 09:02:31 UTC 2010

On 12/01/2010 04:33 PM, Jochen Bern wrote:
> On 12/01/2010 03:14 PM, Andreas Ericsson wrote:
>> A much better solution would be to spawn workers to handle the checks
>> and let the master parent just sit and receive results and update status
>> files though, but that's a quite invasive change so it'll have to wait a
>> bit.
> Would DNX or Mod Gearman (which both have a NEB module snatch checks
> before the Nagios core gets around to executing them itself, and feed
> them into sort of a distributed batch queue system instead) be close
> enough to qualify?

No. They both induce unnecessary overhead and the workers don't have
scheduling and re-scheduling capabilities. The workers would have to
have something like that so the collector can just snatch the finished
results without having to do anything else.

With the current core structure, the capability to do so simply isn't

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on peace.

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