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From Bazy <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] CPU usage
Date Wed, 05 Sep 2007 21:01:54 GMT
Kory Wheatley wrote:
> Our apache server is utilizing the CPU to almost a 100% with 45 httpd
> process opened.  What sort of tuning could be done to help this
> situation.  
> The Apache server is using Moodle, PHP, and Mysql.  The Apache server is
> on a dedicated V440 with 4 processors and 16 gb of memory.  The Mysql
> database is on a different system identical to the one explained, so
> it's not like its on a system that can handle Apache
> I think it's an Apache tuning issue, but I'm not sure where to start.  I
> thought about raising the number of startup server process.

PHP Tip: take a good look at  :)

Check if your kernel is compiled with "highmem" support... Personally, I
think that php eats a lot of your CPUs, since you use "moodle", and it
runs on php...

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