Connections dropped under load

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Tue Jan 11 20:36:36 CET 2011

On Jan 11, 2011, at 4:16, George Georgovassilis wrote:

> So I guess that, even if I get a rather big virtual box with plenty of RAM and CPU, I still won't be able to handle all the requests if the sysadmin limited the thread count. I take that there is also no way to handle all incoming connections as a single point of entry if threads are limited. 

How can you limit the number of threads?   And why would you?

I run Varnish under both Xen and KVM (and there's an instance on 32-bit linux!) - none of them have trouble with our small load (<1000 requests per second).   (And all very standard configurations).

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