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IDe92376d7b2085c6beeb01c4f159259cb396f4a91
Parent 12222048
Child 132b4ba2

Added by Iustin Pop over 13 years ago

Implement job 'waiting' status

Background: when we have multiple jobs in the queue (more than just a
few), many of the jobs (up to the number of threads) will be in state
'running', although many of them could be actually blocked, waiting for
some locks. This is not good, as one cannot easily see what is
happening.

The patch extends the opcode/job possible statuses with another one,
waiting, which shows that the LU is in the acquire locks phase. The
mechanism for doing so is simple, we initialize (in the job queue) the
opcode with OP_STATUS_WAITLOCK, and when the processor is ready to give
control to the LU's Exec, it will call a notifier back into the
_JobQueueWorker that sets the opcode status to OP_STATUS_RUNNING (with
the proper queue locking). Because this mechanism does not save the job,
all opcodes on disk will be in status WAITLOCK and not RUNNING anymore,
so we also change the load sequence to consider WAITLOCK as RUNNING.

With the patch applied, creating in parallel (via burnin) five instances
on a five node cluster shows that only two are executing, while three
are waiting for locks.

Reviewed-by: imsnah

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