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Comet polling eating up CPU

I'm using comet polling in Joomla (PHP) application on shared hosting. I can't use either WebSockets or Node.js, as they might not be available on client's server. I managed to maintain only one ...
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Will comet long polling slow down the system performance regardless of the server it's hosted on?

I apply comet long polling which uses usleep inside while loop until no new data returned by server like below: PHP while ($currentmodif <= $lastmodif) { usleep(10000); /...
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Should the async update-server be on the same physical server as the website?

I want to setup a comet/web-socket server for a forum sitting in front of a message queue i.e. rabbitmq, that will maintain client connections and update them about relevant events (i.e. new posts, ...
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Is this RabbitMQ / sockjs pub/sub connection setup a comet solution?

My company is attempting to set up a pub/sub connection using RabbitMQ and sockjs, on Windows servers. I have two questions: My supervisor is calling this setup a comet solution, I was wondering if ...
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Is a multi-page web app unsuitable when reliable server pushes are required?

Imagine a call center web application with a soft phone that automatically detects when a call has started or the caller has hung up. The obvious approach to receiving these messages would be some ...
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How does “new message” notification work?

I'm interested to know the implementation of the 'new message' in gmail for example. I know that ajax is used, but what else it is used on the server and client side. Can you explain me the scenario? ...