We are going to have 10k-100k concurrent users (yeah... )

We are transfering EXE files (no not warez)

I am just trying to get some ideas.. I am concerned about all because I do
not know what to be concerned about :/

thanks
Lee



----- Original Message -----
From: "Martin Strandbygaard"
To:
Sent: Monday, September 26, 2005 8:42 AM
Subject: Re: Mod_ssl and how to reduce overhead


> Hi,
>
> A few words about intended usage would be of great help.
>
> - How many concurrent users
> - Type of transactions
> - You really think the http front is going to be you bottle neck? or are
> there back end systems that will pose a greater problem (I would think
> so)
>
> Why not just use a normal server as ssl accelerator? I know several SSL
> accelerator "appliancees" that are just that anyway. Unless you have
> specific keyhandling requirements (FIPS140-3 or something), using normal
> server hardware is much cheaper.
>
> regards
> martin
>
> On 26/09/2005, at 14.35, Pigeon wrote:
>
>> Hello, I am trying to plan a system that can handle 10k-100k users.
>>
>> I am only using apache w/mod-ssl
>>
>> What should I look at to reduce overhead of bandwidth/cpu/mem?
>>
>> At what point should I look at ssl accelerators?
>>
>> Should I definitly look at clustering?
>>
>> Also.. I ahve heard about ssl session key caching, anyone know how much
>> this will improve things?
>>
>> Any good resources I can read?
>>
>>
>> thanks!
>> Lee
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