On Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 8:41:14 PM UTC-7, Matthew Wild wrote:
> Hi Simon, 
> On 9 April 2015 at 00:27, Simon Hill < <javascript:>> 
> wrote: 
> > Hi guys, 
> > 
> > What's the overview on scaling prosody? Lua is fast, prosody is 
> lightweight, 
> > and you guys are awesome, but apart from that I know little about what 
> to 
> > expect as more concurrent users get added. I'm expecting to have to 
> support 
> > hundreds of simultaneous connections and tens of thousands of JIDs. 
> For those numbers there's really not much to do. The most important 
> thing is just make sure you're using libevent ( 
> ). You can confirm by Prosody's log 
> message at startup, which should say "Prosody is using the epoll 
> backend for connection handling" (on Linux). 
> For public servers it's also a good idea to enable mod_limits (from 
> prosody-modules), make sure mod_privacy and mod_compression  are 
> disabled (they are disabled by default), and enable mod_muc_limits too 
> if you have public chatrooms. 
> But there's no trick to it, Prosody will easily serve hundreds (and 
> well into the thousands) on any reasonable server without you having 
> to pay much attention to it. 
> Regards, 
> Matthew 

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