joseph.koshy at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 03:23:02 GMT 2005
> I'm wondering if anyone on the list has a good source for
> the major sysctl settings and/or kernel settings that can be
> modified in order to bring up the performance level on a
> FreeBSD 5.3 machine that is used with apache under heavy
There is the tuning(7) manual page.
There are better web servers than Apache for demanding loads;
ones that used a non-forking, event-driven I/O model.
Aolserver and thttpd come to mind.
Yaoping Ruan and Vivek Pai from Princeton have reported
excellent results with their "Flash"  web server. While
many of their recommended changes to FreeBSD have been folded
into the base source, I'm not sure how many popular web-servers
are using these speedups.
 Making the "Box" Transparent: System Call Performance as a
Yaoping Ruan, Vivek Pai
FreeBSD Volunteer, http://people.freebsd.org/~jkoshy
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