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Apache mpm_worker + php : processes not terminating

I'm seeing a weird issue on our web servers where the Apache processes seem to be remaining in limbo with 1 or 2 threads. This is disconcerting for me since I was just thinking I wanted to impose a ...
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site timing out when under heavy load

My client sends out eblasts at 8am monday/wed/friday. Between 8:15-8:45 the site becomes extremely slow and many users sessions timeout. My setup: Mediatemple VE 2gb dedicated ram (3 burst) Ubuntu ...
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List of PHP modules that are thread safe

I'd like to try running Apache in a threaded MPM with mod_php. Does anyone have a list of PHP modules that are thread safe so I can tell if its going to be safe to do or not?
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Apache2 worker mpm too many processes

I've got Apache installed with the worker mpm which seems to have too many processes active in spite of the configurations in place. I'll detail the configs below : StartServers 2 MinSpareThreads 10 ...
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Apache 2.2 mpm_worker: more threads or more processes?

When using the Worker MPM in Apache, you can fiddle with the number of child processes and the number of server threads per child process. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? Under ...
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Viability of Apache (MPM Worker), FastCGI PHP 4/5.2/5.3, and MySQL 5

My server will be hosting numerous PHP web applications ranging from Joomla, Drupal, and some legacy (read: PHP4) and other custom-built code inherited from clients. This will be a development machine ...
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How do I configure apache2/mpm-worker + fcgid?

Is there any good tutos there? Currently I'm using apache2/mod_php which is not efficient.
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How to install MPM worker on CentOS 5.3?

I use this command: yum install apache2-mpm-worker with no success. Searching on google also not found Thanks.
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What values to set for Apache 2 worker server pool management?

I recently switched from Apache 2.2 prefork to Apache 2.2 worker, but I have no idea what would be a great MPM config to start with. On prefork, I used : MaxClients 256 StartServers 190 ...
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Which to install: Apache Worker or Prefork? What are the (dis-)advantages of each?

Based on the descriptions for both the Prefork and Worker MPM, it seems the prefork type is somewhat outdated, but I can't really find a proper comparison of the two types. What i'd like to know: ...
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switching to worker mpm for apache 2 on RHEL 4

I am thinking of switching from the non threaded prefork mpm to the hybrid multi-process multi-threaded worker mpm for apache (2.0.52). It runs on a Intel(R) Xeon(TM) Quad core machine running ...
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What could cause apache2 to not run index.php files through PHP FastCGI handler?

I'm trying to run PHP using FastCGI (mod-fcgid) under apache 2 with the worker MPM. I've used this blog post as a reference. It seems I've got everything working except one thing: When apache serves ...