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Re: Gigabit ethernet cards



Go multiple interfaces for the database connection, and make sure the
switches are not overloaded

On Mon, 2004-05-17 at 12:19, William Lovaton wrote:
> Thank you guys for all the answers, fedora is really nice.
> 
> I have a haevy enterprise web application (Apache/PHP) running with 600
> users (active sessions) on a 4x SMP Pentium III 550MHz each (RH9 -
> 2.4.20smp).  Right now the poor server is very stressed and I have
> detected bottlenecks in the network (100Mbps) due to the high traffic
> between the web server and the database.  So, I am planning to make the
> leap from 100 to 1GB network.
> 
> Is there any advice from all of you regarding this? I have a good
> experience with linux but this is the first time I am going to work in
> the gigabit arena.
> 
> I am afraid that it is a bad assumption to think that 1Gb will improve
> transfer speeds just like that.  Maybe there is some deeper
> configuration / tuning left to be done after installing the new card.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> 
> -William
> 
> 



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