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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache httpd process size
Date Tue, 06 Apr 2004 20:00:22 GMT

On Tue, 6 Apr 2004 wrote:
> We are using Apache web server. The average memory consumed by the httpd
> process is 6.7 MB. Is this footprint normal? Can we reduce the footprint
> by any means? Please do let us know.

This depends most importantly on what modules you are using -- especially
on big modules like mod_perl and mod_php.  But remember that the total
memory is not what is important, you should only be concerned with the
amount of memory that is not shared between processes.

> Also, if there is any helpful information on Apache tuning particularly
> handling large no of concurrent users over a single server, pls do give
> us the link.


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