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From dean gaudet <dgaudet-list-new-ht...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: how many workers to start initially with threaded mpm?
Date Mon, 26 Feb 2001 00:16:33 GMT
why do you start more than one process in the default configuration?

-dean

On Thu, 22 Feb 2001, Jeff Trawick wrote:

> Currently we *aim* to start up 250 worker threads by default (5 child
> processes, 50 threads each).  (We actually start more, but that can be
> fixed easily enough :) )
>
> That seems pretty excessive for a default configuration.  On my normal
> box for some reason Apache + my normal set of apps exhausts my user
> id's limit for processes/threads.
>
> We all know there are issues here which admins can deal with in order
> to run www.heap-big-server.com, but the normal Apache user doesn't
> need to go down that path.
>
> Currently, these are the defaults:
>
>   StartServers      5
>   ThreadsPerChild   50
>
> I'd like to change this to something like
>
>   StartServers      1
>   ThreadsPerChild   25
>
> for the threaded MPM.  (actual numbers not so important to me as long
> as we aren't starting tons of threads)
>
> Comments?
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