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I've seen various recommendations based on the footprint of Apache2 (MB it consumes in RAM).

But I was wondering, can I just fire up the maximum amount of servers and just let them sit there waiting for requests? Or is this a bad idea?

I was thinking if MaxClients is 150, then I could just set StartServers to 150, and set MinSpareServers to 0, and MaxSpareServers to 150.

Is this a bad idea given the VPS is only used for apache?

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What're you looking to accomplish by doing this? –  Shane Madden Mar 5 '12 at 20:03
    
I basically want to set my server to the max # of connections, vs. it maybe using too many resources –  Geesu Mar 6 '12 at 21:38

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