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Re: max requests a celeron web server can handle

Hello Shannon,

Monday, July 19, 2004, 11:22:23 AM, you wrote:

> Hello List!
> I've been googling around for recorded info on how many static
> files per second a 1.3GHz Pentium Celeron (1Gb RAM, 7200 RPM IDE
> hardisk), Apache web server can serve before it starts getting slow.
> The static files we're talking about here are just small files
> ranging from a few kilobytes to maybe 300kb. Didn't have much luck
> with my googling and just got pointed mostly to biased looking Zeus
> articles.
> Anyone here can share their experience? How many files and up to
> how many users can a web server of such specs serve before its
> performance starts dropping?
> Rough ideas or ballparks will be fine.

Too many variables.  Apache comes with "ab" (apache benchmark) - you
can use it to do real-world testing to answer the question.

Best regards,

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