network perf : em driver ?
cswiger at mac.com
Fri Jan 12 10:41:14 PST 2007
On Jan 12, 2007, at 8:07 AM, R. B. Riddick wrote:
> As the "OP" (what is that exactly? again an animal?) mentioned:
> Apache performs
> worse than scp.
Quick testing suggests that an Apache child process accumulates a
similar amount of CPU time transferring large files as scp when using
an SSL connection; if you access Apache via HTTP rather than HTTPS,
it uses much less CPU than scp does.
> My memory tells me similar things... Remember: Apache is
> optimized for LINUX not necessarily for FreeBSD...
Apache's been optimized to run quite well on a lot of platforms,
although it is somewhat heavy-weight compared with a webserver
oriented towards serving static files only.
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