[Backgroundrb-devel] CPU/Memory usage of BackgroundDrb
cbillen at warmlyyours.com
Thu Feb 5 15:43:08 EST 2009
Well I disabled the schedule for all the workers, so all i have left in
When I start backgrounddrb on Ubuntu 8.10 I get the 4-5% cpu humming on
packetworker and backgrounddrb. I get this issue also on my rails app
running on Mac OS X 10.5
This is all I have in my backgrounddrb.yml:
Background drb installed from
sudo ./script/plugin install git://github.com/gnufied/backgroundrb.git
Since no background drb workers are running at all I do not know how to
profile this as you suggest.
Where else could look to determine where this is coming from?
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On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 4:26 AM, hemant <gethemant at gmail.com> wrote:
> I doubt there would be a problem with bdrb. However I would suggest
> you to run your program with ruby-prof or use one of the memory
> profiles (bleakhouse).
> Try to reduce the case and paste your worker code.
> On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 10:56 PM, Christian Billen
> <cbillen at warmlyyours.com> wrote:
> > Good morning list,
> > We are a new user of BackgroundDrb and we use it to run specific
> > jobs at certain times of the day
> > What we've been noticing is that even when no jobs are running,
> > backgrounddrb will be running and 'humming' . This happen as soon as
> > background drb is started. Notice the CPU usage for it and packet worker
> > will be between 4% to 7%
> > PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
> > 22523 heatwave 20 0 284m 134m 1292 S 3 6.6 0:01.94 ruby
> > 22524 heatwave 20 0 99.7m 41m 3200 S 1 2.0 0:01.68
> > My packet gem is at this release:
> > packet (0.1.14)
> > My backgrounddrb is at this release:
> > 1.1
> > Running on ubuntu 8.10 x86 on slicehost
> > Here's our backgrounddrb.xml, i've tried with or without debug, as you
> > see the script are only running once a day.
> > :backgroundrb:
> > :ip: 0.0.0.0
> > :port: 11006
> > :debug_log: true
> > :schedules:
> > :order_shipped_worker:
> > :complete_orders:
> > :trigger_args: 0 30 21 * * * *
> > :reconcile_committed_items:
> > :trigger_args: 0 0 22 * * * *
> > :check_for_receipts:
> > :trigger_args: 0 30 22 * * * *
> > :exchange_rates_worker:
> > :get_exchange_rates_for_today:
> > :trigger_args: 0 0 6 * * * *
> > :get_all_exchange_rates:
> > :trigger_args: 0 30 6 1 * * *
> > Can anyone shed some light on how to debug or is this cpu usage normal?
> > Thank you
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