I want to set an optimum value for MaxClient in apache for my production server. What are the parameters that I should consider while calculating this value ?
Refer to the Apache Performance Tuning guide.
Complementing @Sameer answer, I read a lot of this theme and what I do is this:
This is what I use & my server is going great.
You have to consider that my apache processes are a little heavy, so you could have processes about 50 MB or less.