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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: OT: performance FUD
Date Thu, 01 Dec 2005 10:02:49 GMT
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.


Brian Candler wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2005 at 02:58:00PM -0600, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>>fork() is *painfully* slow on the darwin kernel, I haven't tested but can't
>>imagine that threading isn't a huge win here.
> Explain?
> One preforked worker process can handle thousands of requests. Apache
> doesn't have to fork for each one.
> .

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