[Zope] how many zope instances

Garry Saddington garry at schoolteachers.co.uk
Fri Apr 4 15:31:28 EDT 2008

On Friday 04 April 2008 16:38, Andreas Jung wrote:
> --On 4. April 2008 16:33:48 +0100 Garry Saddington
> <garry at schoolteachers.co.uk> wrote:
> > I have tried to find information on how many Zope instances can be run on
> > a  single machine but all searches have failed to be definitive.
> > Is there any information on this, because I would like to have a separate
> > instance for each of my customers running on a different port number and
> > it  would be useful to be able to predict the number of servers I would
> > need.
> As you might imagine: everything depends on the resources: Ram, diskspace,
> CPU. A Zope instance might take as little as 80MB Ram or up to 2GB per
> process. A site might consume no CPU, a Zope-based p0rn site might require
> several machines...so basically we can not give a valid answers..everything
> depends on a lot of parameters and there is no Zope formula.
> Andreas
OK, so does the amount of RAM needed depend mainly on the size of the data.fs 
or is there another major component?

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