[CDBI] Class-DBI on mod_perl2 (Apache2 threaded)

Perrin Harkins perrin at elem.com
Fri Nov 11 21:06:12 GMT 2005


On Fri, 2005-11-11 at 12:34 -0800, Ryan Tate wrote:
> On 11/11/05, Perrin Harkins <perrin at elem.com> wrote:
> > With a pre-fork MPM, you run a reverse proxy in front of your mod_perl
> > server to handle the static content.
> 
> I see. Is this always more memory efficient than using a threaded
> apache with some light threads for images etc?

It provides a buffering effect which frees up your apache children more
quickly, which gives the effect of increased scalability.

All of this is written about extensively in the mod_perl docs and in the
book at http://modperlbook.org/

- Perrin





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