[nsd-users] Question about "server-count" config option
vicky at geeks.net.np
Tue Feb 21 08:57:14 CET 2012
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On Dec 30, 2011, at 6:20 AM, Anand Buddhdev wrote:
> On 30/12/2011 15:02, Gavin Brown wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> I have a question about the "server-count" option. nsd.conf(5) simply
>> states that it tells NSD to "start this many NSD servers", with no
>> further commentary.
>> Is there a situation where this value would ever be anything other than
>> 1? Should it equal the number of available CPU cores?
> Hi Gavin,
> Yes, the usual practice is to set this value to the number of cores
Do you see improved performance when you increase the server count equalling to number of cores available ?
We are running in a Virtual environment and actually saw a decrease in performance by half when testing with queryperf. We used the sample data set and have yet to see the result using a real life captured dataset.
> Anand Buddhdev
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