How many concurrent TCP connection can one instance have

Posted August 19, 2013 4.2k views
Hi. I would like a host an application that can potentially have lots of concurrent TCP connections (say, about 5000 to 10,000), wonder if it's supported. Thanks.

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What kind of CPU/memory power do 5,000 to 10,000 connections require?
I'm curious, what app are you hosting that requires that much concurrent connections?
bit-torrent cough cough ?