reducing size of apache instances

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Fri Sep 11 19:48:08 UTC 2009


On Sep 11, 2009, at 12:42 PM, John Almberg wrote:
> My basic problem is at peak usage times (usually in the afternoon),  
> the server starts using swap space, and then response times really  
> bog down.

Limit the MaxChildren to the number of Apache httpd's which your  
machine can actually handle.  You may (will!) still get some backlog,  
but keeping the system from swapping will help responsiveness....


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