[ILUG] windows vs. linux comparison
ray at skynet.ie
Thu Jan 24 14:54:03 GMT 2002
On Thu, 24 Jan 2002, Waider wrote:
> According to John P. Looney:
> > 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.
> Are you sure it isn't anything to do with the restriction Microsoft places
> on connections to non-server-licensed machines? Just a thought...
NT4 & 2k workstation have a max number of incoming connections restriction
of between somewhere 5 & 10. Microsofts reasoning for this being that if
you need anything more than that you should ideally pay for the "more
stable" server verson of their product (or just 9x which doesn't have this
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