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From "Gonyou, Austin" <aus...@coremetrics.com>
Subject RE: Apache 2.0 final ?
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2001 19:03:02 GMT
Be careful on the sea. We don't need another "Perfect Storm" loss. :) 

-- 
Austin Gonyou
Systems Architect, CCNA
Coremetrics, Inc.
Phone: 512-796-9023
email: austin@coremetrics.com 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Ames [mailto:gregames@remulak.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2001 12:25 PM
> To: new-httpd@apache.org
> Subject: Re: Apache 2.0 final ?
> 
> 
> "Jeffrey A. Stuart" wrote:
> > 
> > Ok, I've emailed this a couple of times and I'm gonna say 
> it once again. :)
> > We NEED Apache 2.0 out ASAP.  We needed Apache 2.0 out in 
> January.  We needed
> > a beta back last year at the end of September or October 
> whenever the UK
> > ApacheCon was.  I can't stress this enough.  Apache is 
> starting to fall behind
> > technologically.  I have a friend of mine who had to switch 
> from Apache to
> > Zeus cause Apache couldn't handle the load.  He was only 
> able to get a max
> > throughput of 12 Mb/s out of Apache and he PERSONALLY was 
> able to get 40 Mb/s
> > out of Zeus.  AND he told me that he's heard of people 
> doing 80 Mb/s through
> > Zeus.
> > 
> > We NEED Apache 2.0. :)  I think the multi proc/multi 
> threaded model will
> > really give some oomph to the server.  Combine that soon 
> with mod_perl 2.0 and
> > some other technologies out there and we can compete with 
> Zeus and some of the
> > other web servers in high load applications.
> > 
> 
> I hear you loud and clear, Jeff.  Why don't you give the 2_0_16 beta
> tarball a shot?  It's really in pretty good shape.  That's 
> what we have
> running on apache.org, with a couple of debug patches added.
> 
> Sunday I'm leaving for the British Virgin Islands to bring a sailboat
> back to Destin, FL :) .  But for the rest of the week and after I get
> back (we're figuring 10-14 days) I'll be happy to work with you on
> getting 2.0 running.  There are plenty of other folks on this list who
> will pitch in and help you as well.
> 
> Greg
> 

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