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1 million hits?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by arkain, Oct 6, 2006.

  1. arkain

    arkain Well-Known Member

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    Not sure if the current httpd.conf cpanel setup default can handle this many hits? Does it?
     
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    Over what time period?
     
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    Equally important is what sort of site is it. If the pages are static then you can serve a great many more than if they are dynamic php/cgi pages.

    If you need to serve a *lot* of static files and you should look at running an alternative web server as apache is really pretty bad in terms of performance. We have had excellent results with thttpd:

    http://www.acme.com/software/thttpd/thttpd_man.html

    Even if you use thttpd to serve the images and apache to do the php/cgi stuff you will save you a huge amount of memory and cpu over apache alone.
     
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    arkain Well-Known Member

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    Right, I understand that, but I just wanted to know so I can prepare for my customers. What time period? Does it mater? Who cares, if it means so much, 1 year, 6 months, whatever. exclude the server specs as well, I wouldn't ask this question if I was running a celeron 1.2ghz with 256mb...

    I just wanted to know the default cpanel settings, can it handle 1 million hits?
     
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    WEB-PROS Well-Known Member

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    I think you mean 1 milliom hits at once, which if im correct would be impossible to get from just one site. Your woud need a datacentres worth of Servers to have 1 million hits at a time.

    If you mean overal depends on how quickly them million hits come next to each other.
     
  6. arkain

    arkain Well-Known Member

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    again, besides the fact that I need or don't need this type of equipment, this and that... Say i do have a DC, 5 if it floats your boat... can the default cPanel settings give me accumulative hits to 1 million per month...
     
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    well, you're asking if cpanel could limit the amount of hits /month, but you're forgetting that cpanel runs on ONE server. If it were a limit issue, would be solved by running MORE servers, therefore the questions asked by the other forum members.

    To give a vague answer to your vague question, YES, you can accumulate 1 million hits /month using cpanel.
     
  8. arkain

    arkain Well-Known Member

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    No, I didnt forget that cpane runs and will run on one server... And yes, my question is very vague, which was not stated for that very reason. I know what I want/need to do, I just thought I want to see what you guys are thinking and recommendations in regards to cPanel defaults setting inside httpd.conf, esp the max user access, etc....

    Basically, what else do I need to do to enhance my httpd.conf to allow this type of traffic, if cPanel hasn't done already so...

    traffic will be at 1 month, 1 million hits...
     
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    As has been stated there is more to it than just httpd.conf configuration. Page sizes, images, databases, etc... all need to be taken into account. There is no default yes/no answer.
     
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