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From Olaf van der Spek <olafvds...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: OT: performance FUD
Date Wed, 30 Nov 2005 16:43:55 GMT
On 11/30/05, Colm MacCarthaigh <colm@stdlib.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2005 at 11:01:55AM -0500, Paul A Houle wrote:
> > >So if one uses worker and few processes (i.e. lots of threads per),
> > >then Solaris should be fine?
> > >
> >    That's what people think,  but I'd like to see some numbers.
> >
> >    I've never put a worker Apache into production because most of our
> > systems depend on PHP or something else which I wouldn't trust 100% in a
> > threaded configuration.
>
> Is there anything we can do in 2.4/3.0 that will help gain that trust?

I recently started a thread with (IMO) a potential solution: Any
'official' Apache FastCGI-like alternative planned?
Even if PHP is thread-safe it's still not safe. One (bad) script can
kill the entire server.
The solution would be to run PHP (and other 'request processors') in a
separate process.
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