[Catalyst] Catalyst for (really) big applications

Marcello Romani mromani at ottotecnica.com
Mon May 22 17:36:25 CEST 2006

Perrin Harkins ha scritto:
> On Mon, 2006-05-22 at 16:02 +0200, Marcello Romani wrote:
>> In my original post, I talked about a Catalyst app that I deplyoed, that 
>> consumed about 200 MB when loaded under Apache, and some people said 
>> that this was a very high value.
> I thought you were saying that each thread took 200MB.  If you mean that
> the whole thing takes 200MB, that's not a big deal at all.  You normally
> raise the number of threads so that most of your memory is being used,
> but you won't go into swap.
>> ThreadsPerChild 250
>> is the default Apache2 configuration.
> Yes, and you should change it, or more likely you should set the max
> interpreters to something more reasonable.  It's not likely that you
> have enough RAM on that machine to run 250 Perl interpreters without
> swapping.

If I recall correctly, that machine had 2GB of ram, but I don't remember 
the value of ThreadsPerChild for that particular installation.

> - Perrin
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