Efficient I/O event polling through the pollset interface on AIX

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Liang Jiang, Moriyoshi Ohara, Sathiskumar Palaniappan, and Thomas Chen

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: July 21, 2009

This article explains how you can improve the performance of Java™ applications with intensive asynchronous I/O operations running on AIX® platforms by using a pollset interface, which eliminates redundant copy operations of file descriptors between user and kernel spaces and improves the scalability and the polling time performance with a poll cache.

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