Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 4.0.11 Performance Tuning, Sizing, and Scaling Guide

Performance Issues

You must first determine your requirements. Users want fast response times, typically less than 100 milliseconds, high availability with no connection refusedmessages, and significant control. Webmasters and proxy server administrators, on the other hand, need high connection rates, high data throughput, and uptime approaching 100%. You need to define what performance means for your particular situation based on your requirement.

The following factors have an impact on performance: