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From <unkn...@riverstyx.net>
Subject Re: fix for hybrid server problems.
Date Mon, 10 May 1999 08:03:13 GMT
That's pretty much all I've seen under Apache.  I've seen far more with
thttpd.  I'm guessing that a major limitation was that scheduling problem
in the Linux kernel, and I hear that was fixed.  I haven't had a chance to
play with it yet though.

---
tani hosokawa
river styx internet


On Sun, 9 May 1999, Vincent Janelle wrote:

> unknown@riverstyx.net wrote:
> > 
> > Which is what I use for load testing Apache :-)  256 clients all running
> > at 115.2kbps is still a ton of traffic.  25 megabit, roughly.  With each
> > of those opening multiple connections (which is standard for most
> > browsers) you'll end up with probably 1200 simultaneous connections, which
> > is going to beat the hell out of both Linux and Apache in their current
> > states.
> Only 1200 connections?  I've seen more with a few other servers.. (I
> think the highest was 6400 with roxen on linux).
> 
> What is the main limitation of apache with its forking model?  Mainly
> the operating system, or things like memory management?  
> 
> > 
> > ---
> > tani hosokawa
> > river styx internet
> > 
> > On Sun, 9 May 1999, Marc Slemko wrote:
> > 
> > > On Sun, 9 May 1999 unknown@riverstyx.net wrote:
> > >
> > > > I was thinking, in order for you guys to better benchmark Apache against
> > > > real-world types of stresses (since you obviously don't have high volume
> > > > real world servers that you can just play with on a whim) if you could
get
> > > > a network set up with, say, 8 32-port DigiBoards on 8 low-end Pentium
> > > > routers, and putting all the test servers from there, running SLIP from
> > > > the serial ports, you could effectively simulate the common long haul
> > > > clients.  256 bandwidth constrained clients would be much more like what
a
> > > > real webserver deals with.
> > >
> > > You would need a pretty tiny or inefficient server to saturate it
> > > with 256 low speed connections.  Simulating real world situations isn't
> > > easy.
> > >
> > > I still think the real way to do that sort of testing is just to get
> > > someone to done bandwidth, and setup a free porn site.  I am actually at
> > > least somewhat serious.
> > >
> 
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