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From Nicholas Sherlock <>
Subject [users@httpd] Re: Runaway Apache Process
Date Thu, 28 Jan 2010 09:51:08 GMT
On 28/01/2010 8:30 p.m., Daniel Reinhardt wrote:
> From: "Dan Bunyard" <>
>> @Daniel Reinhardt
>> Here are the full specs:
>> CPU: Pentium Dual Core E2220 @ 2.40GHz
>> RAM: 5GB DDR2 PC2-6400 @ 800MHz
>> Hard Drive: Western Digital SATA II 500GB
>> I'm running Fedora 12 (Constantine) on it currently and Apache version
>> 2.2.14 with PHP version 5.3.1 and MySQL version 5.1.42.
> Dan,
> For one thing I would get a beefier CPU. Your CPU isn't fit to be a
> serving machine it is rather slow. You need to be running a workstation
> grade CPU Like a Intel Q6600 or a E6400.

For 11K hits a month? That's one hit every four minutes. From the log 
snippet posted, it seems to be a simple mixture of blogs and forums. 
Hardly supercomputer stuff. A slow single-core would serve it just fine.

Nicholas Sherlock

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