Linux TCP/IP tuning for scalability

“We’re a performance company, and performance and scalability go hand in hand. Better scalability results in more consistent performance and at LogNormal, we like pushing our hardware as far as it will go.

Today’s post is about some of the infrastructure we use and how we tune it to handle a large number of requests.

We have separate components of our software stack to handle different tasks. In this post I’ll only cover the parts that make up our beacon collection component and how we tune it. Only a few of the tuning points are specific to this component…”

http://www.lognormal.com/blog/2012/09/27/linux-tcpip-tuning/