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From Yehuda Katz <yeh...@ymkatz.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Running Apache in Single Process Mode for Docker Container?
Date Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:29:17 GMT
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On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 11:13 AM, DeLeon, Rose L <rosedeleon@firstam.com>
wrote:

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> *From:* Kurtis Rader [mailto:krader@skepticism.us]
> *Sent:* Monday, October 26, 2015 7:34 AM
> *To:* users@httpd.apache.org
> *Subject:* Re: [users@httpd] Running Apache in Single Process Mode for
> Docker Container?
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> On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 9:09 PM, David Aronchick <aronchick@gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> I hadn't thought of the fact that apache would be architected to use its
> multiple threads as an internal housekeeping (instead of just to allow
> parallelization of requests).
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> You misunderstood me. I don't know that the extra threads you're seeing
> are housekeeping threads. That is simply one plausible explanation.
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> My motivation behind moving the processes to be so low is that I'm trying
> to explore Apache's suitability for use in a Docker container, in the
> "Docker way" - minimal processes per containers, that, when the process
> failed for any reason, the entire container is killed, and you spin up many
> containers to accommodate that. I think this is the point where I give up,
> and just spend the time porting this app to nginx.
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> I don't understand what the problem is. If you're starting a
> single-program to do exactly one task (e.g., server individual HTTP
> requests serially) then what does it matter if the program requires one,
> two or three threads to do the job? What if performing the desired task
> required two cooperating processes? It seems to me you're confusing a
> guideline (e.g., minimize the number of processes per container) for a
> mandate (e.g., have only one process per container).
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> --
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> Kurtis Rader
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> Caretaker of the exceptional canines Junior and Hank
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