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From "Paul J. Reder" <rede...@raleigh.ibm.com>
Subject Re: plz vote on tagging current CVS as APACHE_2_0_19
Date Sat, 23 Jun 2001 00:04:42 GMT
"Roy T. Fielding" wrote:
> 
> > They have configured their system for the general case.  We are talking
> > about the edge case here.  The user has asked for 10 processes with 25
> > threads each.  What they are saying, is I want 250 threads.  If we are
> > all of a sudden under heavy load, then we have to give them 250 threads,
> > 227 isn't good enough.
> 
> The process/thread allocation system is supposed to be adaptive to server
> load -- its goal is to keep the server going as well as possible.  There is
> no way to do that and insist on a specific number of threads on every graceful
> restart.  That isn't what a graceful restart means.  In fact, we should
> not be generating more than (max threads - current threads) regardless of
> whether those threads are old or new server instances.
> 
> ....Roy

I was talking about algorithms for keeping workers and processes going during
normal processing, with idle processing and MRPC processing. The restart stuff
is different.

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Paul J. Reder
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