[Lustre-discuss] RPCs in flight

Peter Grandi pg_lus at lus.for.sabi.co.UK
Sun Jun 30 04:24:56 PDT 2013

> [ ... ] “RPCs in flight”. What does it mean? How does it
> affect the performance?

It means "sent but not yet received", and the time during which
it is "in flight" is called latency/delay.

Latency in general, and in particular RPC latency in Lustre,
matters a great deal to some important aspects of "performance".

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