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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache 2.0 server heap size
Date Tue, 23 Mar 2010 11:01:48 GMT
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 9:14 PM, Richard Chang <> wrote:
> Please forgive me if this is a too simple question.
> We are using Apache 2.0 server. What is the default heap size setting? what
> is the range i can set to? We are looking into customization of the heap
> size.

For native applications, usually the heap just grows and grows until
you run up to some system limit such as ulimit -d or ulimit -m. It's
not like Java where the VM allocates some fixed size from the OS'es
heap and the application only has that much to play with.

Eric Covener

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