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From George Schlossnagle <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache Optimization.
Date Tue, 06 Jan 2004 14:54:23 GMT

On Jan 6, 2004, at 8:39 AM, Richard Correia wrote:

> Hi Vishal,
> You should minimize Timeout value.
> Check how much time average script takes and set this time to that.
> I have faced similar problem. My script was taking only one second to 
> do
> work but it was held for 299 seconds for nothing. I am getting avg.70
> hits per second of such script. I have turned off KeepAlive .
> Turning of KeepAlive will have bad impact if you are hosting websites
> with multiples images,js,css files on every page.

This is really a fallacy.  If you have more clients visit inside 
timeout than you have available children, KeepAlive on will always 
result in loss of service for the remaining users.  In a pre-fork 
model, KeepAlive on almost never ever makes sense.


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