[RndTbl] Parallel curl from the command line

Peter O'Gorman peter at pogma.com
Wed Mar 16 16:47:20 CDT 2011

On 03/15/2011 04:02 PM, John Lange wrote:
> I have some code (written in PHP) that checks on the status of a
> single "server" but I need this code to scale up to hundreds of
> parallel checks.

> I can't for the life of me figure out how this can be possible. Each
> apache thread should run it's PHP in a separate thread and return in
> parallel. The only thing I can think of is that php is tracking all
> the requests as being part of the same session and imposing some limit
> on the outbound curl requests... Or maybe it's apache blocking it?

If your apache is really threaded, try switching to the non-threaded 
prefork httpd.


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