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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: more web server performance stats
Date Wed, 17 Jan 1996 11:23:32 GMT
> 
> In reply to Dirk.vanGulik who said
> > 
> > 
> > So lets ensure that we limit resources, get good connections
> > with our backends, perhaps a cgi-pipe kind of thing, etc, make
> > it easy to build modules into the server which do a lot more
> > than just passing things on....
> 
> 
> Fine, but why not work on performance as well. There's no reason not
> to strive to match these benchmarks as well as doing other development
> work. I'm very much in the camp of, "get it to do what it does as
> efficiently as possible." It may be that the added toys that Apache has will
> mean it never comes out top on benchmarks but we can still try and close
> the gap.

By the looks of things a lot of their performance comes from using a single
process model (without multithreading). This ought to be possible to play with
using the Protocol Abstraction (if the asynchronous model is adopted).

Cheers,

Ben.

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