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Are most webserver benchmarks useless? [closed]

There's a plethora of benchmarks out there, comparing Apache, nginx, lighttpd, LiteSpeed/ OpenLiteSpeed, Cherokee etc. Unfortunately, it seems that most of the benchmarks are of the "small static ...
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lighttpd: SMP workers causing performance degrade

I am trying to increase the performance of my lighttpd system by using SMP workers for multiple cores.It turns out that instead of improving the performance it is degrading it. I dont seem to ...
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analyzing webserver benchmark

Recently we get a lot more traffic to our webserver and sometimes it doesn't respond anymore. We have changed some settings and to get an idea of what our server can handle I've run some ab tests. We ...
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What is the best way to estimate hosting/server costs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Good sites for discussing specific hosting provider/server specification scenarios I'm currently developing a web app that is built on the LAMP stack. I want to know how ...
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Best Practices for Webserver Benchmarking

I have a webserver that I wish to benchmark before I make some optimizations to it to see if they have any effect. However, I want to know what are the best practices for benchmarking? For example, ...
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Accurately benchmarking a server

I'm getting a server ready for production, and I'm trying to accurately estimate how much it can handle. For example, on one of the static pages (the whole page is the same all the time), If I run ...