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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: performance comparison
Date Thu, 08 Jan 1998 12:32:27 GMT
On Thu, 8 Jan 1998, Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote:

> On Wed, 7 Jan 1998, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > What version of apache?  Have you played with the MaxClients settings?  I
> > see 700 req/s and 4Mb/s across loopback with zb on a 6k file on a dual
> > pentium pro 166 running linux 2.0.30.  That's with some of the tuning
> > mentioned on the perf-tuning page. 
> We get about 520 req/second (with sensible .htaccess use) and widely
> varying Mbits/sec on a production machine across an unloaded 100Mbit
> interconnection between the boxes on a AMD-k6-200Mhz.
> Hmm, how 'bout a simple benchmark people can run as a make test which
> presents the results in an emailable form; based on say the output
> of a static page test module ?

You'd need to treat the stats with a pinch of salt based on all sort
of unknown variables on the test machine (current load, disk speeds..)
but as ballpark figures they might be interesting if unscientific.

Rob Hartill                              Internet Movie Database (Ltd)   .. a site for sore eyes.

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