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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] event driven MPM
Date Tue, 08 Jun 2004 18:52:01 GMT

On Tue, 8 Jun 2004, Greg Ames wrote:
> There are sites/workloads where keepalive timeouts tie up the majority of the
> active threads or processes, such as our own web site as seen at
> .  I also see a lot of "K"s when running 
> specweb99 on a stock httpd.  Since we are between requests during keepalive 
> waits, they can be handled differently without impacting a lot of code.

I don't have any technical comments, other than "cool".  But I can confirm 
that many people report needing to turn KeepAlive off to get reasonable 
performance from apache.  It might be interesting to see the KeepAlive off 
case along-side the current implementation and the event-drive 
implementation in benchmarking in order to prove that this really wins.


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