1000 requests per second?

Thomas iamkenzo at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 17:29:31 MSK 2008


That's a benchmark I did some time ago on my PIII 500:

On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 1:40 PM, John Moore <grails at jmsd.co.uk> wrote:
> owkaye wrote:
>> The responses will require a comparison of a posted value to another value
>> stored in a specific location in memory.  It's not a lookup or search in a
>> databse but it required a separate app to do the comparison so it's not as
>> simple as immediately serving a cached static web page.
> How large are the responses? That's something else to consider, if you're
> returning large amounts of data, as the bottleneck might then move to the
> network.
> Even though you haven't got your server yet, I recommend installing nginx on
> your development machine and playing with it with a bit of load testing. I
> think you'll be pleasantly surprised. What amazes me is how tiny its demands
> on the CPU and memory are, even under heavy load.

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