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From Brian Akins <brian.ak...@turner.com>
Subject Re: OT: performance FUD
Date Wed, 30 Nov 2005 12:58:38 GMT
Nick Kew wrote:
> On Tuesday 29 November 2005 20:49, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
>  > --On November 29, 2005 3:40:11 PM -0500 Paul A Houle <ph18@cornell.edu>
>  >
>  > wrote:
>  > > * prefork and worker seem to be about equally fast on linux?
>  >
>  > Yup - this is because forking and threading are equivalent (by and large)
>  > on Linux.
> 
> That's the conventional wisdom for static stuff.  If DBD catches on
> it'll change.

Also, 2.2 proxy stuff works much better with worker in Linux.  Anything 
that uses "pooling" (apr_reslist) seems to work better under worker. 
This may be because the fallback (ie, no threads) in most modules is 
kind of nasty.


-- 
Brian Akins
Lead Systems Engineer
CNN Internet Technologies

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