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From Tony Anecito <>
Subject Re: IIS7/isapi/tomcat performance
Date Wed, 02 Mar 2011 17:03:40 GMT
As stated in my message I was using the -server option for the server jvm.


----- Original Message ----
From: David kerber <>
To: Tomcat Users List <>
Sent: Tue, March 1, 2011 2:23:45 PM
Subject: Re: IIS7/isapi/tomcat performance

On 3/1/2011 4:07 PM, Tony Anecito wrote:
> Thanks Chris I will take a look at it.
> I am just trying to figure out what is the fastest was to handle my app. I was
> shooting for less than 1msec at Tomcat which I not have done. Now I want to 
> to 100 microseconds. Years ago from an logical architecture standpoint It was:
> 1. Apache web server - JBoss, then
> 2. Apache - Tomcat - JBoss
> 3. APR/Tomcat - JBoss.
> Then I drilled down into and refactored some of my code then finally looked at
> different types of web services and how fast and maybe why they might be slow.
> I currently am using 200MB xmx, xms, -server, NUMA, and set my new generation 
> be large since my objects are short lived. I do not remember my other 
> I am beginning to think simpler is better for settings since at 1msec or less
> any time spent by the processor might be wasted time.
> I am very curious how you got 50K requests per second. I can get 1K per second
> on my AMD 6 core system. What was your client setup? I ran my client on the 
> server as my APR/Tomcat-JBoss and I am setting up the client on a laptop so I 
> not sharing resources. For the client I am using ApacheHttp class running in
> Eclipse and launch each http request in a different thread. I ended
> up configuring Tomcat for 400 connections which made a big difference. I still
> have alot more testing/tuning to do and I hope to get to it over the next 
> of evenings.

Are you using the client or server jvm?  I found a HUGE performance 
improvement when I went to the server jvm.


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