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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Future direction of MPMs, was Re: svn commit: r697357 - in /httpd/httpd/trunk: include/ modules/http/ modules/test/ server/ server/mpm/experimental/event/
Date Mon, 22 Sep 2008 16:09:21 GMT

On Sep 22, 2008, at 11:51 AM, Paul Querna wrote:
>
> No, in pure requests/second, there will not be a significant  
> difference.
>
> Today, a properly tuned apache httpd, with enough RAM, can keep up  
> with the 'fastest' web servers of the day, like lighttpd.  Most of  
> the benchmarks where we do badly, is when apache httpd is mis- 
> configured, or running on extremely low RAM resources.
>
> I think what we solve, is that with a slightly more async core and  
> MPM structure, we can signfigantly reduce the memory required to  
> service several thousand long lived connections.
>

Agreed. We're not talking, imo, about increasing performance. We're
talking increasing efficiency.

> Moving forward with a hybrid that lets you pull in async abilities  
> when needed seems reasonable to me.....
>

++1...


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