Server optimizations for php

Atif Ghaffar atif.ghaffar at
Fri Feb 6 17:11:10 MSK 2009

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 4:46 PM, Marlon de Boer <marlon at> wrote:

> Jure Pečar wrote:
> > On Fri, 23 Jan 2009 15:24:01 +0100
> > Atif Ghaffar <atif.ghaffar at> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi. Jure,
> >>
> >> Thanks for the valuable advice.
> >> I will look in the cool-thread servers from Sun. We are usually buying
> >> from Sun but moslty the x64 server.
> I tested a cool-thread t2250 with 64 threads from sun a couple of weeks
> ago. My conclusion is that for our php application was that one thread
> wasn't powerful enough to serve a php page fast enough. So in our case
> we would end up with a lot of parallel but slower processes. Our current
> x86_64 hardware could deliver the pages about 2 secs faster per php-cgi
> process.

I have just finished testing on the T5210 with 64 threads and have come to
the same conculsion as you.
thanks for the correct advice. I had to try it out myself though.

best regards
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