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Re: Debian Policy based on the wrong technical assumptions

On Tue, 01 Jul 1997 10:15:31 EDT Raul Miller (rdm@test.legislate.com) 

> Graham C. Hughes <ghughes@cs.ucsb.edu> wrote:
> > Contrary to popular belief, Apache is *not* large and enormous and
> > slow, like Netscape or MS's servers are.
> Er.. I saw some benchmarks recently that put MS BackOffice at about
> three times as fast as Apache on identical hardware.

It was an unfair comparison:
Out-of-the-box apache does reverse DNS lookups for all incoming connections, whereas BackOffice doesn't. Disabling DNS lookups in apache decreases latency a lot. I don't remember the figures, but it was blowing away BackOffice.


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