10 000 req/s: tpd2 - why it is so fast?

Igor Sysoev is at rambler-co.ru
Fri Oct 30 16:29:13 MSK 2009

On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 09:16:46AM -0400, Akins, Brian wrote:

> On 10/30/09 2:53 AM, "Igor Sysoev" <is at rambler-co.ru> wrote:
> > I believe only varnish and nginx in this set are ever
> > able to keep C10K.
> FWIW, in the interest of not spreading FUD - apache2 with the worker MPM can
> comfortable handle 10k+ simultaneous connections.  It takes a ton of RAM,
> but I see it done everyday.

Yes, Apache2 should be able to handle c10k using threads.
BTW, is the ton of RAM a virtual memory (for threads stacks) or physical one ?

Igor Sysoev

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