Lampwrights Forum > Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP > Apache

Reply
 
Thread Tools
07-22-2010, 02:06 PM   #1
Jeff
Administrator
 
Jeff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 402
Rep Power: 10
Jeff is getting browny points
KeepAlive or not to KeepAlive

I constantly have to tweak Apache based on the type of traffic it has and content it delivers. One big decision it KeepAlives. I have always found that I get mixed results with this setting. I have read countless opinions on it, but basically have it boiled down to two options. If the server gets a lot of traffic, then KeepAlives (with a low timeout) go on, and if it gets medium to light traffic, off it goes.

One would think just keeping them on would be the best but it has always been my experience that the server performs better under the above configurations. I am sure there are arguments on either side of the issue, just reporting what I notice in the field.
Jeff is offline   Reply With Quote

Reply

Tags

configuring apache

,

tweaking apache


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:00 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.