thread model

Update time: 2021-03-06


  • This article gives an introduction to thread models in soul and usage in various scenarios.

io and work thread

  • spring-webflux is one of dependencies of soul, and it uses Netty thread model in lower layer.

business thread

  • Use scheduling thread to execute by default.

  • A fixed thread pool manages business threads, the number of threads is count in this formula: cpu * 2 + 1.

type switching

  • reactor.core.scheduler.Schedulers.

  • -Dsoul.scheduler.type=fixed is a default config. If set to other value, a flexible thread pool will take place it.Schedulers.elastic().

  • = xx is for configuring number of threads, the default value calculates in following formula cpu * 2 + 1 with a minimum of 16 threads.