webserver performance (was Re: Why so few Python jobs? (and licenses))

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Sat Oct 13 14:12:56 CEST 2001

    Alex> Thanks for the tip!  The exact URL is:
    Alex>         http://www.acme.com/software/thttpd/benchmarks.html
    Alex> and they do show that even-based ('select') servers leave all
    Alex> others in the dust (700+ to 1000+ requests per second on the test
    Alex> configuration, versus 250 for Apache and 45 for architectures
    Alex> based on Java threads).

'twould be nice if Jef included a row for Medusa (which uses select instead
of threads).  Of course, that table is over three years old, so even the
numbers for the web servers he does show have probably changed in relation
to each other.

Skip Montanaro (skip at pobox.com)

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