From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Tue 08 Mar 2005 - 23:30:03 GMT
On Tue, Mar 08, 2005 at 11:52:09AM +0100, Helmut Wollmersdorfer wrote:
> Eugen Leitl wrote:
> >Another question: I'm about to buy memory for a couple of servers, to run
> >VServers. What's the memory footprint of a typical VServer (running, let's
> >say, postfix/apache/openvpn)? 100 MBytes, twice that?
> Depends on what is running.
> E.g. for a native Linux server (non-vserver) running
> Apache+PostgreSQL+Antville(Java-Wiki-bloat) 128 MB is to small, and 164
yep java is excessive and java web stuff is the killer
> would be better. Performance is bad.
> Just plain HTML, plus some Perl, PHP, SSI at Apache, mail etc. runs at
> ~150 MB without any swapping during weeks (total physical memory is 512 MB).
hmm, I think that isn't as optimized as it could be ...
I know of http/php/ssh/mail/mysql/postgres servers which
had a memory footprint of about 80MB ... of course it
is a matter of configuration and tuning ...
> Calculating 150-200 MB would be better. Adding memory usally is the
> cheapest way to tune your system.
agreed, and of course, your clients might benefit the most
of some extra memory (quality wise ...)
> Helmut Wollmersdorfer
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