zero downtime deploys

Suraj Kurapati sunaku at
Fri Nov 13 18:25:15 EST 2009

On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 3:12 PM, Eric Wong <normalperson at> wrote:
> Suraj Kurapati <sunaku at> wrote:
>> Why do we kill the old master in before_fork() when the new workers
>> are really ready to work much later?
> It depends on your setup, mainly memory constraints.  I know some
> deployments run very close to the memory limit of the box and those
> examples are geared for that.

Ah, that makes more sense.  Thanks.

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