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SubjectRe: linux 2.2.19pre and thttpd (VM-global problem?)
On Fri, Dec 29, 2000 at 08:06:57PM +0100, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 29, 2000 at 06:50:18PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Your cgi will keep the other CPU occupied, or run two of them. thttpd has
> > superb scaling properties compared to say apache.
>
> I think with 8 CPUs and 8 NICs (usual benchmark setup) you want more than 1 cpu

That's a good benchmark setup when the benchmark requires a single machine.

In the real world it often makes a lot of sense though to use a cluster
of cheap single CPU machines behind a load balancer (gives you better fault
tolerance and is likely cheaper)

For these thttpd is a nice web server.

-Andi
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