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Apache Multiprocessing

  • From Apache 2.0, you can choose the way that Apache handles simultaneos requests. This is done by chosing a Multiprocessing Module (MPM).
  • The MPM is chosen at configuration time, before compilation.
  • Which MPM to choose, depends on how you want your server to perform.
  • UNIX’s default method is prefork, which is simalar to Apache 1.3’s multiprocessing method.


Andrew McDonough

Andrew McDonough is a consultant CTO and software developer, currently based between Berlin and London.

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