[Haskell-cafe] Re: www.haskell.org is currently very slow in responding to HTTP requests

Benjamin L.Russell DekuDekuplex at Yahoo.com
Wed Jul 30 05:03:44 EDT 2008

On Wed, 30 Jul 2008 08:49:27 +0100, Duncan Coutts
<duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk> wrote:

>On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 11:58 +0900, Benjamin L.Russell wrote:
>> Currently, www.haskell.org is very slow in responding to HTTP
>> requests, taking over a minute just to display the main home page.
>> This problem is causing difficulties in displaying options for mailing
>> lists or in displaying HaskellWiki pages.
>> Perhaps the server needs to be rebooted?  Could somebody responsible
>> for maintaining the server please look into this issue?  It seems to
>> have been persisting for at least about half an hour.  Thank you....
>Should now be sorted out for the moment.

Yes; it works fine now.

>We have this recurring problem where a single client can hog all the
>download slots. Not using a lot of bandwidth, just taking up slots which
>eventually means the number of slots hits the maximum and so no new
>connections can be made. I'm not sure how other people configure apache
>to avoid this problem. It seems like a really cheap DoS attack so other
>apache users must get similar problems and so there must be a solution
>somewhere. Sadly, I've not seen anything obvious.

Thanks; I'll keep your description in mind.  If I come across anything
that looks helpful, I'll post it on this mailing list.

-- Benjamin L. Russell

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