Our Heroku app went down for a period of time yesterday. The error message in our logs:
[error] server reached MaxClients setting, consider raising the MaxClients setting
I checked the httpd.conf to see what the MaxClients setting was, and this is what I found:
The commit that added these directives is on Heroku's Github. Does there appear to be a rationale for a MaxClients setting of 1, or is it simply arbitrary? Are there any considerations I should make when increasing it?