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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Cocoon scalability continued
Date Thu, 03 Jan 2002 14:03:09 GMT
Matt Sergeant wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 2 Jan 2002, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> 
> > 4) use a transparent proxy in front of your web server: the fastest
> > response is the one that is not even processed. Cocoon is *very* slow
> > (compared to a proxy server) to read resources such as stylesheets and
> > images. A transparent proxy (SQUID, for example, don't use Apache's
> > mod_proxy because is not HTTP/1.1 fully compatible and disables
> > connection keep-alive). Make sure you tune how long the static resources
> > that Cocoon "read"s from the sitemap are cached (look into the readers
> > code to find out more).
> 
> Also if you can understand russian, check out mod_accel+mod_deflate, which
> is both HTTP/1.1 compliant and does on-the-fly gzipping of content, which
> makes a *huge* difference to percieved performance for the user. Plus it
> uses Apache style configs, rather than the scary Squid-style config.

Good point.

Or use gzip filters in Tomcat 4.0, which are even easier to use for java
people.

-- 
Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
                          able to give birth to a dancing star.
<stefano@apache.org>                             Friedrich Nietzsche
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