Theoretical connections/second limit using Varnish
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri May 1 10:35:30 CEST 2009
In message <49FAB28F.2040903 at loman.net>, Nick Loman writes:
>Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>Which way round do you mean?
>Apache specifies Keep-Alive in seconds, and my sites will certainly die
>if I set it to even 1 second.
Tell the apache developers to get their act together then.
>But I would like to eliminate my thousands of TIME_WAIT sockets if at
>all possible, as this represents a scaleability ceiling right now. Of
>course I could just throw more webservers at the problem - if necessary.
Couldn't you also just configure multiple IP#'s on your backend ?
If you run a tcpdump of the backend traffic, does the connections
close properly with FIN or does one of the ends RST them ?
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