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From AFrieze <AFri...@simmgene.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Best Hardware to buy for Apache
Date Tue, 28 Aug 2007 16:27:38 GMT
Gerhardus.Geldenhuis@gta-travel.com wrote:
> With that type of load that server would be ample. Maybe buy an
> additional network card and configure fail over between the cards...
>
> Something to consider is what is your expected growth over the lifetime
> of this server. If you depreciate the servers cost to 0 in 3 years time
> and expect to replace it then, and the amount of traffic in 3 years time
> will not be significantly higer then stick with that. Otherwise bump
> your ram and have a look a getting a quick disk system.
>
> Regards 
>
>   
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: AFrieze [mailto:AFrieze@simmgene.com] 
>> Sent: 28 August 2007 17:09
>> To: users@httpd.apache.org
>> Subject: [users@httpd] Best Hardware to buy for Apache 
>>
>> Hi All
>>
>>   We just had our old apache server die, looking to upgrade quickly.  
>> Anyone have a good link to some hardware discussions for 
>> apache.  Our apache machine will run as a load balancer, 
>> using mod_jk to pass requests to tomcat.  I was thinking 2 G 
>> of ram and a cheap dual core processor.  Any opinions?  Load 
>> is probably about 20 - 30 people on clicking continually. 
>>
>> Thanks
>> AFrieze
>>
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Thanks for the reply

I could bump to 4 G of ram. As the machine will be mostly acting as a 
load balancer, will there be a benefit in quick drives?

Thanks
AFrieze

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