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2answers
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Do unused application pools in IIS affect performance?

Due to a major update in our architecture, we now have a few unused application pools under IIS (there are no web sites mapped to them). I understand how it can a good idea to remove them just to ...
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1answer
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Servers vs. Worker Processes [duplicate]

Just wanted to get some other opinions. I am currently having a discussion on how to go on a web environment. We want to virtualize our web layer for a very active site. However, there is a debate ...
3
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1answer
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The relationship between IIS Application Pool Maximum Worker Processes and Component Services Application Pooling

We're in the process of deploying a new app into it's live environment. The app servers are running an IIS hosted .NET application that uses EntityFramework and makes numerous calls to a non .NET ...
1
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1answer
603 views

IIS 7 - worker processes more than one

if i set worker process as 1, my application pool hangs. if i set it at least 6, everything works fine. but every article i read says "don't set it more than 1" so, in this practice, am i wrong? or ...
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3answers
2k views

Assign more memory to w3wp worker processes

My workers processes cap out at 70mB. How do I raise this limit? I have 4Gb on Windows 2003 IIS6. Thanks!
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2answers
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How many worker processes are assigned to an application pool?

Can I configure the number of worker process, that I need an application pool should use?
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IIS 7.x Application Pool Best Practices

We are about to deploy a bunch of sites to some new servers. I have the following questions about application pools: 1) It seems advisable to have an application pool per website. Are there any ...