[sldev] Scalable Sim Question

Mike Monkowski monkowsk at watson.ibm.com
Mon Aug 11 11:20:45 PDT 2008


Dahlia Trimble wrote:
> OpenSim has an experimental feature where a region that becomes highly 
> loaded can be split into multiple smaller regions and each segment can 
> then be processed on a seperate CPU core, but I'm not certain how 
> complete the implementation is yet.

My experience on crowded sims has been that no only is the sim 
unresponsive to motion controls and so forth, but also the client frame 
rate becomes intolerably slow.  Splitting the sim can help with the 
responsiveness, but I suspect the frame rate will still leave it 
intolerable.

Mike


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