[nycphp-talk] Apache/Unix Flavor Issue and Information

leam at leam at
Sun Jan 9 13:35:14 EST 2005

Very normal. I've seen places that set limits on apache, like maybe 1500 or so. 40+ is not that bad. Might want to look at the performance and ram/cpu power of th eserver though. The ones I had doing up to 1500 Apache instances were Sun 420s with, I think 4cpus and 4G ram.



On Wed, Jan 05, 2005 at 04:10:40PM -0500, Peter Sawczynec wrote:
> Solaris 8/Apache 1.3.31/PHP 4.3.9
> When checking the processes on the server (commands: ps -el, ps -ef), many
> instances of httpd are listed, perhaps 40+.
> Is this normal for a busy server? Or is Apache demonstrating unusual
> activity and consuming resources inordinately?
> Any talk to this topic would be appreciated.
> Warmest regards,
> Peter Sawczynec
> Technology Director
> PSWebcode
> psaw at
> 718.543.3240

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