Tip #54: Use Web Garden to add resilience and enhance performance

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Consider using additional Worker Processes for Application Pool per 600MB of physical memory to add  resilience and enhance performance

In IIS 6.0 and above, an application pool configuration that is supported by multiple worker processes is known as a Web garden. Creating additional worker processes creates additional w3wp.exe processes running in your operating system.

For example, if you have 1.5 GB of free memory at peak use of the server, you could create two additional worker processes on the server.

Details how to configure Web Garden are there. Be aware about some challenges when use Web Gardens

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