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From Justin Erenkrantz <jus...@erenkrantz.com>
Subject Re: Press release for httpd 2.2 (was Re: OT: performance FUD)
Date Wed, 30 Nov 2005 17:19:25 GMT
On Wed, Nov 30, 2005 at 05:13:07PM +0000, Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2005 at 11:25:06AM -0500, Joshua Slive wrote:
> > Re Brian's question above, I think we want a statement emphasizing 
> > performance and scalability.  It doesn't need to be extremely precise, 
> > spec-wise.  Most people reading a press release wouldn't care.  We just 
> > want to transmit the message that you use apache httpd in a very-high 
> > load situation and that it perfoms very well.  By the way, are you using 
> > 2.0 or 2.1?
> 
> Here's what we've come up with anyway;
> 
>   "ftp.heanet.ie has been using Apache httpd 2.1/2.2 for over 6 months
>   and has handled up to 27,000 concurrent downloads from a single
>   webserver, while delivering terabytes of content per day. Large-file
>   support, graceful-stop and mod_cache have improved our level of
>   service dramatically."
> 
> That hasn't been approved approved just yet, so please don't use it, but
> tomorrow when our PR person is back I'll hopefully get it, or something
> approximating it, approved.

I'll just remind everyone this is a public list and its archived too.  =)

If you wish to keep things private, we can use prc@apache.org and possibly
the PMC list.  Yes, there's a difference between including it in a PR and
in an informal email, but you never know with press types.  -- justin

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