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From Rasmus Lerdorf <>
Subject Re: UNIX MPMs
Date Thu, 10 Feb 2005 16:45:27 GMT
Paul A. Houle wrote:
>     On Linux I've done some benchmarking and found that worker isn't 
> any  faster than prefork at serving static pages.  (Is it any different 
> on  other platforms,  such as Solaris?)  In principle you might save RAM 
> by  running prefork,  but in this day and age you can fit 16 GB in a 1U 
> pretty  easily and it's cheaper than hiring a programmer who doesn't 
> know how to  track down race conditions,  never mind one that does.

If you know of such a programmer that can quickly identify and fix race 
conditions, please send him my way.  I will give him a job in a second.


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