Have spent the day playing with different webservers, and different
kernels, just for the laugh we tried out aolserver.
I installed it from source and also tried the linux binary, and so far
using the default nsd.tcl, it's the slowest webserver by a big margin.
Example: Apache-1.3.12, with kernel 2.2.16, downloading a 5k file gave an
overall requests/sec of 690.62. The best I've gotten out of aolserver,
with kernels 2.2.14-5.0 & 2.4.0-test8, is 49.98, and even at that it only
completed 29991 out of the 50000 it was supposed to do, before hitting the
max time I set.
Bizarre, to say the least.
Is there something that I need to be doing here to get the famed
performance out of aolserver?
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