[eeps] Help CouchDB break the C10K barrier

Bob Ippolito <>
Tue Sep 6 07:53:24 CEST 2011

On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 7:18 PM, kowsik <> wrote:
> Blog: http://blog.mudynamics.com/2011/09/05/help-couchdb-break-the-c10k-barrier/
> Someone from the CouchDB mailing list suggested that I post my blog on
> this mailing list to see if one of the Erlang hackers can help with
> this issue. If you have thoughts on MochiWeb scalability or other
> configuration tweaks to get to 10K (and beyond), feedback much
> appreciated.

The header parsing and normalization that happens for each request is
a bit of a bottleneck in mochiweb for micro-benchmarks, you might want
to look at that. I think this is exactly the wrong mailing list for
any discussion that isn't associated with an EEP (Erlang Enhancement
Proposal), however.


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