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From Andrew Miehs <>
Subject Re: Tomcat's scalability
Date Wed, 21 Jun 2006 15:09:46 GMT
Now that we are moving to the theoretical discussion, you will  
probably want to have a look at



On 21/06/2006, at 4:56 PM, Mladen Adamovic wrote:

> I spoke recently with guy from Microsoft (project manager from  
> server division).
> He said that heavily loaded web server don't lose much time to  
> switch processes but when you are out of free memory and server  
> start to swap, performances degrade dramatically.
> I though that guy definitely knew what he was thought about.
> Lets see what operating system has to do when switch threads.
> Just to move all registers to/from memory? Anything else?

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