MySQL and Persistent Connections (5 posts)

https://wordpress.org/support/topic/mysql-and-persistent-connections

Here are the rest of the specs on the test server: Dell PowerEdge with single Pentium 4 processor (HyperThreading enabled), 1GB RAM, CentOS 4.1, Linux 2.6.9 kernel with SMP.

Apache 2.0.52 is configured like this:
StartServers 8
MinSpareServers 5
MaxSpareServers 20
MaxClients 150
MaxRequestsPerChild 100

PHP 4.3.9 is configured to use the eAccelerator bytecode cache, version 0.9.3. It has an 8MB memory limit per script. The MySQL module is configured with no limit on database connections (links) or persistent connections.