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Re: Poor performance over HTTP

From: Steve Carter <public07_at_soycarretero.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Jun 2008 09:19:52 +0100

Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Jun 4, 2008, at 09:44, Kallin Nagelberg wrote:
>> We recently converted from CVS to SVN at our work, and I'm happy to
>> say it went off without a hitch.
>> The problem we noticed day one was with the speed of HTTP access. We
>> need to use http or svn+ssh to integrate with our LDAP server.
>> svn+ssh is in place now, but it's quite a bit tricker to use
>> (especially with tortoise) and we would prefer to get HTTP working as
>> it should.
>> I found some tips online to tweak the apache settings, and although
>> HTTP is now improved, it is still slow compared to just using svn
>> protocol. I know you can make HTTP fast just by looking at
>> http://svn.codehaus.org/groovy/ .
> Can you be more precise about "slow"? How slow? How fast is svn+ssh
> access by comparison? What svn commands are slow? e.g. are you just
> talking about svn checkout, or also svn update, svn commit, etc.? What
> OS are you using on the client and server? How's the network between
> them? Any proxy servers?
Sorry to get the threading wrong, I don't have a copy of the original
We had some users experience extreme slowness using tortoise over HTTP
(like 20 minutes plus for an "up" operation). These users' problems
were solved by adding more memory to their workstations. Dont know if
that's relevant to your problem.

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