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SubjectRe: Linux scalability?
Why would you want to run a web server with 8 processors rather than four
webservers with 2 each?

Sean

On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 09:24:48AM +0200, Sasi Peter wrote:
> Hi!
>
> I am just writing an essay, an have mentioned TUX as a performance and
> scalability linearity recort holder with TUX, referencing the specweb99
> website summary page:
>
> http://www.spec.org/osg/web99/results/web99.html
>
> However, taking a closer look, it turns out, that the above statement
> holds true only for 1 and 2 processor machines. Scalability already
> suffers at 4 processors, and at 8 processors, TUX 2.0 (7500) gets beaten
> by IIS 5.0 (8001), and these were measured on the same kind of box!
>
> How come, TUX is soooo good at the lowend (1 and 2 CPUs), and scales this
> bad?
>
> --
> SaPE - Peter, Sasi - mailto:sape@sch.hu - http://sape.iq.rulez.org/
>
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