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From dean gaudet <d...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: FW: Apache Optimization - Post-graduate Research
Date Fri, 28 Sep 2001 00:15:42 GMT
On Thu, 27 Sep 2001, Scott Manley wrote:

>
> > on production servers, with probability close to 1, all data required for
> > the http parsing to decide on a handler arrives in the first packet of the
> > request.  so rather than complicate this code by making it able to handle
> > the almost-never-happens case it's better to just use a small small small
> > pool of threads to parse incoming requests.  a pool that has maybe 1
> > thread per cpu in it.
>
> All very nice until someone realises this and writes some lame DoS code
> to lock up your severs....

this is trivial to design around.

-dean


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