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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject Re: www.jpl.nasa.gov
Date Sat, 05 Jul 1997 19:29:18 GMT
On Sat, 5 Jul 1997, Randy Terbush wrote:

> Agreed. Serious meltdown. I think they said something about 8 
> million hits yesterday. Would be a learning experience for all of 
> us to learn a bit more about what they are seeing. I've sent a mail 
> to 'webmaster' to see if we can establish contact.

Problem is, a large part of their problem is probably simply not enough
memory.  Apache performs well, but due to not being threaded it has
more overhead in terms of memory used.  

> 
> I noticed that the mars.sgi.com mirror is running Zeus.
> 
> 
> > I'm not so sure any server can stand under the load I expect they are
> > getting.  Heck. on jpl their listen() queue is overflowing (probably
> > running on a silly OS with a low limitation) so they aren't even ACKing
> > the SYNs at times...
> > 
> > On Sat, 5 Jul 1997, Ben Laurie wrote:
> > 
> > > Randy Terbush wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > Anyone know someone at the JPL? This site is surely being hammered 
> > > > right now and is in my opinion not handling it too well. Quite a 
> > > > few performance enhancements since b7. It would be nice to help 
> > > > them out if possible.
> > > 
> > > I checked www.nasa.gov earlier - running 1.2.0, and that doesn't seem to be
> > > doing so well, either - been getting slower as the day goes on...
> > > 
> > > It'd be cool to help them out with tuning, though!
> > > 
> > > Cheers,
> > > 
> > > Ben.
> > > 
> > > -- 
> > > Ben Laurie                Phone: +44 (181) 994 6435  Email: ben@algroup.co.uk
> > > Freelance Consultant and  Fax:   +44 (181) 994 6472
> > > Technical Director        URL: http://www.algroup.co.uk/Apache-SSL
> > > A.L. Digital Ltd,         Apache Group member (http://www.apache.org)
> > > London, England.          Apache-SSL author
> > > 
> 
> 
> 


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