Can Python cold start?

A Python based HTTP service as a comparison

In this installment of the series we are using examples created using Python to cold start a HTTP service.

If you want to run the experiment yourself you can download the example.tar.gz file.

Example Process start Process ready Process total
Example 44 - Python 56 ms 1 ms 57 ms
Example 45 - Python (Docker) 476 ms 0 ms 476 ms

These numbers were collected on a Mac Mini M1 with 16GB using Java 17


If you have any comments, suggestions or concerns, please start a discussion on GitHub.

Posted November 12th, 2021