Improve performance

This is a collection of wishes and needs for the next versions of Z-Way/Z-Cloud/Z-Box
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fez
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Improve performance

Post by fez » 06 Jun 2019 18:28

I am "still" using version 2.3.8 with roughly 50 devices and a good set of rules (apps) to achieve some level of automation. Everything works fine, but there is a leg in the system which is getting to an uncomfortable level.
Basically rules are processed with roughly 1 second delay. For i.e. motion trigger, manual scene activation, etc. the "real time" feeling is not there anymore.
I believe this not so bad with fewer devices and apps.

I imagine there is no easy way to speed up the system, but maybe some priority options could be added.
Much of the action doesn't have to happen real time (i. e. scheduled stuff).

I tried to resolve most of what is possible with z-wave association (no gateway interaction), but that has it's limits also.

enbemokel
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Re: Improve performance

Post by enbemokel » 07 Jun 2019 11:54

Hi fez,
did you check your history and disable moduls or functions of products you don´t need?
Or, are you able to check with zniffer your network, there is often a lot of traffic that is not needed.

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PoltoS
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Re: Improve performance

Post by PoltoS » 10 Jun 2019 22:49

You should consider to use the latest Pi version 3 as it is much faster than 1 and 2. If you are also doing it, then you should check what is making delays - may be some particular app is introducing the delay.

fez
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Re: Improve performance

Post by fez » 11 Jul 2019 17:34

What would be the simplest way to analyze this?
Any recommendation on how to check what might be causing delays?

piet66
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Re: Improve performance

Post by piet66 » 13 Jul 2019 12:52

You could use my MxTools/CronDelays.html viewtopic.php?f=3419&t=31609#p81905 to check, if you have delays >= 1 Minute.
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Rev 1.2
Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)
Z-Way version v2.3.8 from 2018-10-10 00:47:52 +0300 (build 854d8c466afa676694043ff7a9d17febb3bb01d6)

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