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From André Warnier ...@ice-sa.com>
Subject Re: [OT] Tomcat on Linux
Date Thu, 16 Sep 2010 18:36:51 GMT
David kerber wrote:
> On 9/16/2010 12:57 PM, Christopher Schultz wrote:
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>> André,
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>> On 9/16/2010 11:32 AM, André Warnier wrote:
>>> The load average is not particularly impressive however. One could
>>> almost suspect that you keep this machine coddled away from any real
>>> network, just for the purpose of boasting about its uptime.
>>
>> You're right, it's not. I don't know what my version of 'uptime' does
>> with threads to compute load average, though. Also, my webapps are not
>> typically CPU-bound: they're I/O bound -- lots of database activity and
>> socket (HTTP) communication. So, I don't expect my load averages to get
>> very high.
>>
>>> P.S. Unfortunately I just scanned ours, and I can't produce much better
>>> in terms of load average.  What a waste of CPU power...
>>
>> Maybe run SETI@HOME on your servers? Better yet, virtualize everything
>> on one huge box and pray for no hardware failures.
>>
>>> Our longest-running Tomcat-running machine shows 261 days.
>>
>> That's respectable. I'll send your server a birthday present in 
>> January :)
> 
> That's roughly what I've had for my longest-running instances, before I 
> rebooted the server to do Windows security updates.

I think that you deserve a handicap; for Windows servers, uptime counts double.  So you`re

getting close to Christopher's.

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