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From Bill Stoddard <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: worker MPM: it sucks to have minimal MaxSpareThreads
Date Tue, 08 Mar 2005 19:10:40 GMT
Greg Ames wrote:
> Jeff Trawick wrote:
> 
>> Then realize you need to support boatloads more clients, so you bump
>> up MaxClients to 5000.  Now when load changes very slightly (as a
>> percentage of MaxClients), which happens continuously, the web server
>> will create or destroy a child process.  
> 
> 
>> b) tweak worker MPM to automatically bump the value of MaxSpareThreads
>> to at least 15% of MaxClients, with a warning written to the error log
> 
> 
> +1 to b), btw.
> 
> we've had offline discussions about optimizing MaxSpareThreads according 
> to the variance seen in busy threads, but that's for admins who know 
> what they're doing.  15% is pretty conservative and should help sites 
> with less experienced admins.
> 
> Greg

+1

Bill



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