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From "Grant Cooper" <grant.coo...@nucleus.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] What happens when httpd hits MaxClients?
Date Fri, 11 Oct 2002 23:51:07 GMT
How do you determine how much ram is being used for each connection?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Stahr" <daves@prairiesys.com>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2002 3:25 PM
Subject: RE: [users@httpd] What happens when httpd hits MaxClients?


> > Forgot to mention the server: RedHat linux 7.3 (2.4.18-10smp)
> > running apache 1.3.27.  dual pIII 733s with 384mb ram.
> >
> > I have MaxClients set to 80 because we run a pretty heavy web
> > app where a single process can take up over 32mb of ram;
> > nominal usage is about 2-4mb.
>
> Simple math.
>
> If you have 80 processes, and each take 4mb of RAM, that's 320mb usage
> on a box that only has 384mb total -- your OS and other overhead apps
> are going to take a little bit of that.  If any of those 80 processes
> hog up more RAM, you're going to have troubles, especially if they're in
> the 32mb range.  How much swap space to you have configured?
>
> GET MORE RAM!  :-)
>
> Dave
>
>
>
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