[erlang-questions] stress test with tcp_server

David Mercer <>
Thu Jun 28 22:12:32 CEST 2007


OK, now I'm embarrassed, because truly I should have known that.  I just
wasn't thinking.  Thank-you.

David

-----Original Message-----
From: Christian S [mailto:] 
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 14:57
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Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] stress test with tcp_server

> Isn't there a TCP limit of 64K ports per address?  How, then, can you
> squeeze more than 65,536 connections out of TCP?

Sorry for the big ugly url but:

http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=d5336a4c0702130224l
5a25160bx3f0a2f39fde98f79%40mail.gmail.com&forum_name=erlyaws-list

It answers:

> Can anyone tell me how can Yaws have almost 80,000 concurrent
> connections, and some "home-made" erlang servers over 110K concurrent
> connections if there are only 64,000 tcp/ip ports?




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