How many threads a system can handle?

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  • We have custom application installed on RHEL and new request has been raised by application team to configure 1000 threads in the application. So we would like to know if RHEL server will able to handle it or not.
  • What is the minimum and maximum value of threads-max ?
  • Server specification: 8 cores , 32 GB RAM


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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