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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: Balancer persist and inherit stuff in trunk
Date Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:28:11 GMT
re: increased performance. True enough, but we should
also be aware that the vast majority of people are still
running 2.2.x and that httpd is still seen as a slow,
bloated monster compared to nginx, which is gradually
being seen as the web-server for the web.

On Jan 7, 2013, at 5:36 PM, Stefan Fritsch <> wrote:

> On Sunday 06 January 2013, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>> We could, but it's not my personal pref as RM...
>> After all, ApacheCon will be here before we know
>> it :/
> That's probably true ;)
>> FWIW, I see the this dynamic nature of 2.4 as much
>> as a killer feature as the increased performance
>> as related to "comparisons" between httpd and other
>> web-servers out there, including the fanboys latest
>> flavor. Hence my desire to try to have this in
>> asap, so I can re-dive into the optimized event/simple-
>> MPM hybrid I was working on, which itself I hope to
>> have done by ACNA2013.
> BTW, I don't believe the increased performance in 2.4 should be 
> overrated. It gives some nice improvements with some workloads, but 
> there are still plenty of cases where scalability remains bad (e.g. 
> ssl or long-lasting proxy-requests).

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