Socket backlog tuning for apache

3 month atrás
With more clients moving to the mobile world web traffic changes somewhat and new challenges rise. One particular challenge related to the fact that mobile customers are not as fast as broadband ones and they create all kinds of problems related to big roundtrip latency. One of the problems ...

How TCP backlog works in Linux

4 anos atrás
When an application puts a socket into LISTEN state using the listen syscall, it needs to specify a backlog for that socket. The backlog is usually described as the limit for the queue of incoming connections. Because of the 3-way handshake used by TCP, an incoming connection goes through ...