[ejabberd] CPU Utilization on ejabber servers

Mickael Remond mickael.remond at erlang-fr.org
Fri Nov 4 12:12:09 MSK 2005

Hello Tiaan,

* Tiaan <tiaanh at gmail.com> [2005-11-03 20:22:56 +0200]:

> We use Windows's NLB (Network Load Balancing) to balance the load, which is
> working very good.
>  The +P parameter is 32 000 by deafult, in the ejabber performance guide it
> says to set it to 200 000, what does this value do ? Could it possibly help
> reduce the CPU load ?

The +P parameter is important to increase the maximum number of process
you can start in the Erlang system. This closely relate to the number of
simultaneous users you can support. Once the max number of process is
reach, new users cannot connect.
This parameter does not directly impact CPU load.

Mickaël Rémond

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