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Best Apache config for 32GB RAM and 4 CPUs at 2.4GHz, RHEL 6

Current Config:


StartServers 8

MinSpareServers 5

MaxSpareServers 20

ServerLimit 300

MaxClients 150

MaxRequestsPerChild 4500


StartServers 4

MaxClients 200

MinSpareThreads 25

MaxSpareThreads 75

ThreadsPerChild 25

MaxRequestsPerChild 0

Any advice will be much appreciated.


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Also can I use both prefork and worker or I've to use just one? How do I know which one is in use. Thanks in advance. –  Simon Hanks Nov 6 '13 at 17:04
The configuration depends a lot on what you're doing. Generally, you should leave the defaults alone unless you have a specific reason to change them. As to the MPM choice, see here. –  Shane Madden Nov 6 '13 at 20:32

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