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From Cliff Woolley <>
Subject Re: some reasons why Apache 2.0 threaded is slower than prefork
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2001 18:46:31 GMT
On Thu, 1 Mar 2001, Bill Stoddard wrote:

> FWIW, last week I wrote a very simple memory allocator (apr_malloc(),
> apr_calloc(), apr_free()) and replaced all the malloc/calloc/free calls in the
> apr-util/buckets with the apr_* calls.  It was good for a 10% performance
> boost serving static pages on Windows. My allocator used intraprocess apr
> mutexs which are implemented as Win32 CriticalSections. There are probably
> better sync objects available (compare and swap) which would be good fora few
> more %.
> If anyone is interested, I'd be happy to post it to the list in all it's
> unfinished/unrefined glory.

Sounds very interesting... I'd like to take a look at it.


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