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Internet Information Services (IIS) 6 Resource Kit by The Microsoft IIS Team

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Configure Application Pool Performance

In worker process isolation mode, Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 can be configured to optimize the performance of an application pool, allowing you optimize the performance of your Web applications. Some of the ways to accomplish this include configuring an application pool to limit the size of its request queue, enabling CPU monitoring to allow the server to take action when CPU usage exceeds maximum CPU use, configuring the server to shut down a worker process after being idle for a specified number of minutes, and creating a Web garden, which is an application pools with more than one worker process assigned. Setting these configurations helps you manage the resources on a Web server.

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