[ILUG] windows vs. linux comparison
gavin at fiachra.ucd.ie
Thu Jan 24 14:50:06 GMT 2002
I thought the distinction between workstation and server (with NT anyway) was
just a limit on the number of concurrent connections workstation would handle
(ie 5). I recall being told that this was in fact a well buried registry entry
which could be changed.
On Thu, 24 Jan 2002, John P. Looney wrote:
> Anyone there with a copy of ab (apachebench), and a hold of a windows
> webserver ? Basically, as far as I can tell, you can make a windows
> webserver have a baby if it gets more than five concurrent connections
> with apachebench...
> Try something like;
> ab -c 20 -n 1000 http://192.168.2.2/
> On a box I have here, the most I can do is:
> ab -c 5 -n 1000 http://192.168.2.2/
> on Windows (win2000 workstation). Padraig here reckon's it's because
> windows has a short listen queue (of five), and Linux/Solaris don't have a
> limit...try it on linux, and you should be able to get to three or four
> hundred concurrent connections before it has trouble.
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