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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache Benchmark - conf for high performance
Date Wed, 20 Oct 2004 19:24:22 GMT
On Wed, 20 Oct 2004 16:15:43 -0300, Juarez Jr <> wrote:
> Hello.
> I would like to know how to do a benchmark on your apache2 2.0.52.

There is a tool called ab (for apachebench) included with the server. 
You can try that.

> Another doubt: What were the maximum of processes you managed to run
> on apache 2.0.52 and 512mb ram.

Depends on what modules you use, and also on the operating system and
other details.

> How about the configurations my
> httpd.conf will need to do its best?

There is some guidance at

But in general, this is a very complicated issue, and one that depends
very much on details of server load and hardware.  Feel free to ask
specific questions, but general advice in the area is hard to give.


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