Definetly consider a stripped down linux install for this machine instead. just
make sure almost nothing else is running as well (A lots ditros start all sorts
of stuff up for you).

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Grow a ponytail -- view it as your telepathic antenna to other Linux Kernel 
Developers. -- Jeff V. Merkey

On Tue, 5 Dec 2000, Jim Hebert wrote:

> You could check into the ExtFile product (search on zope.org) and see if
> that makes a perf difference.
>
> That said, just about anything on that setup is going to be slow!!
> Please excuse the os advocacy, but given that this is likely all you'd
> dream of running on this server anyways (ie it's not like it's also going
> to be your Exchange server), you might consider putting something that
> will leave more spare RAM and cpu time for Zope on that box, e.g. Linux or
> some other OS more suited towards the low end server hardware market.
>
> Or buy a nicer box to run this on. If you don't have existing unix skills
> in-house then throwing money at hardware might be less expensive than
> investing in human resources to get a Linux box going. (Whew, being
> even-handed is so much harder than being an OS bigot...;-)
>
> Sorry that's probably not what you wanted to hear. =)
> jim
>
> On Tue, 5 Dec 2000 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
>
> > I am testing the possibilities of delivering the content of  XML Documents
> > through the Zope environment.  Unfortunately, some of the proposed file are
> > rather large (up to 760KB) and just uploading them and viewing them on our
> > current Zope server is prohibitively slow.  Our server, running Z2 is a
> > blazing P133 running NT 4.0 with 32 MB of RAM (I get the bottom feeders).
> > Is the bottleneck the hardware; is there something I can do software-wise
> > to improve performance; or is development not yet advanced enough to handle
> > this scenario efficiently? Any opinions on this?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > P. Johnson
> >
> >
> >
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