A thread is the smallest entity of execution within a program.

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Nginx worker_processes and multi core cpu's - Do Hyper-threading cores count?

Quite often, when reading about the recommended worker_processes for nginx it is stated that this should be set to the numbers of cores the server hosting nginx has. We were wondering if we should ...
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Tomcat threads are increasing but never decreasing

We are using new relic to monitor tomcat threads. The graph shows increase of thread count,but it never decreased even the application is idle. We noticed that when it increase CPU also increased and ...
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How do I reduce the threads per process limit for an ISAPI app under IIS 7.5

I have a python WSGI application running under an ISAPI extension in IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008. I would like to increase the number of worker processes (which I know how to do) and reduce the ...
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Apache worker mpm, one process and many threads: understanding performance

Got a mod_perl-written serverside program. Im using shared apache worker mpm memory with one process only, and ~ 60 threads. Im using locks to temporary secure the access to the shared memory, just ...
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Python Threads and uWSGI Harakiri

I have a webapp that is using an API built on nginx, uWSGI, and Django. Recently I have been seeing a lot of harakiris on a particular API call which does some quick processing and then spawns a few ...
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IIS Worker Process Thread Count

I've seen this question asked but the answer given was either insufficient or unrelated. I feel like this is a pretty simple question(s). We have a Classic ASP app running on IIS7.5 on a Windows 2k8 ...
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What is optimal IIS threading settings for a Win2012 server that does lots of slower web service calls?

We have a Windows 2012 Server that communicates to lots of other services via SOAP based web services using ASP.Net and .NET 4.5. These services tend to have higher latency (i.e. 2-6 seconds to ...
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How to tell uWSGI to prefer processes to threads for load balancing

I've installed Nginx + uWSGI + Django on a VDS with 3 CPU cores. uWSGI is configured for 6 processes and 5 threads per process. Now I want to tell uWSGI to use processes for load balancing until all ...
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IIS 7 configuration does not lead to expected performances/thread count

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server running some web services through IIS 7. The web services run in integration mode with .NET Framework 2.0. The web services communicate with each other and with ...
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Apache serving Samba share leads to poor performance?

This is a question about a problematic interaction between Apache and Samba. Our Linux server (on a private intranet) mounts a Windows share, which is physically thousands of miles away, and serves ...
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Are memory and thread managers on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Home/Prof/Ultimate same?

I was asking one question on DBA site, and I got a reply, that implies, that Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Home/Prof/Ultimate have different memory and thread managers. Is this correct?
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tomcat max number of threads

I have a very confusing scenario.. We are using tomcat6 to host an internal application. In server.xml file maxthreads attributes is set to 150 but if I log on to the manager, in "http-8080" section I ...
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Taking a thread dump on IBM J9 takes a long time

I'm trying to collect a java core on AIX (java version 1.6). There is only one dump agent configured, which collects a system dump, heap dump and java core on every SIGQUIT, so I used HealthCenter to ...
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Uwsgi many many (zombie?) threads when crawlbot is on site

I'm running a django application with nginx/uwsgi. It has multiple domains, about 15. What I've noticed is that sometimes the performance starts getting really bad. Then when I run ps aux -T | grep ...
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How do IIS Worker Process Threads work in a mixed Classic ASP/.NET environment?

I'm trying to track down an issue with our website slowing down at random times during the day. Server CPU and Memory are low (~20%), but Threads seem to get maxed out -- and requests start queuing ...
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IIS Threads Per Processor Max

We have IIS 7 running a classic ASP app. We noticed that while the CPU stays low, the ASP Request Queue can sometimes get high, causing slow response times. After some research it seems changing the ...
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WebSphere hung threads, how can I track then down?

We have an application running on WebSphere (unfortunately it is 6.1 which is no longer supported, it has not yet been migrated in production to a later version) which becomes entirely unresponsive ...
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“No more threads can be created in the system” in Network and Sharing Center

A while back I noticed on one of our laboratory computers (Windows 7, very little extra software installed) that the network connection icon in the system tray would claim that it had no network ...
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mod_perl, how can we control workers spawned by Apache 2.0 process

I have a particular issue with mod_perl, but instead of asking for help I decided to make it more general question so that it could be more usefull for community. Also I am not experienced system ...
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Linux watchdog and timing interval

How does the /dev/watchdog timer exactly work? I found a description here and it says that once I open the file from an application I need to update it every 10 seconds. I was wondering is this a ...