[lvs-users] LVS Connection Hash Table Size

Gary W. Smith gary at primeexalia.com
Tue Mar 10 03:53:20 GMT 2009


> > 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.  

Thanks, 

Gary




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