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From Brian Candler <>
Subject Re: OT: performance FUD
Date Thu, 01 Dec 2005 12:33:10 GMT
On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 04:02:49AM -0600, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> I'm referring to shrinking or growing the pool of threads/processes as 
> needed.
> If worker grows threads as needed, or even has to spawn only one more 
> process
> to create dozens of threads, this is goodness.

But is it a "huge win" (your words)?

What ratio do you observe for number of forks in relation to number of
incoming requests?

With processes being pre-forked ahead of demand, how large a problem does
this pose in practice?

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