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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: Thread/Process model discussion.
Date Fri, 29 Jan 1999 18:17:52 GMT
Tony Finch wrote:
> 
> I have a question about the basic architecture you describe: Why are
> you using both threads and processes? If threads by themselves aren't
> good enough I'd take that as an indication that they probably
> shouldn't be used on that platform.

Because if a single thread encounters a fatal process-killing
condition, you've lost your entire server.  A hybrid model of
N threads in M processes means you'll only lose 1/Mth of your
capacity in such a case, rather than 100% of it.
-- 
#ken	P-)}

Ken Coar                    <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/>
Apache Group member         <http://www.apache.org/>
"Apache Server for Dummies" <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/ASFD/>

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