Re: [lvs-users] LVS Connection Hash Table Size

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Subject: Re: [lvs-users] LVS Connection Hash Table Size
From: "Gary W. Smith" <gary@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 20:53:20 -0700
> > So is the assumption that large amounts of memory (2gb+)
> > should be able to handle pretty much an unlimited number
> > of connections?
> a connection uses about 112 bytes (forget exactly what).
> Ignoring memory taken by the kernel, apps etc, you can have
> 2G/112 simultaneous connections.
> Changing the number of buckets doesn't change the number of
> connnections that can be stored, only the number of buckets
> in which they're stored.
> Joe

So I'm looking at about 15M connections.  I can live with that.  



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