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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: [TIPS] Basic configurations of Apache 2.0 for Cocoon 2
Date Fri, 07 Feb 2003 14:32:27 GMT
Niclas Hedhman wrote:
> On Thursday 06 February 2003 02:26, Pier Fumagalli wrote:
>>Oh, absolutely, I don't like that either... But in my specific case (VNU,
>>with somewhat 8000/9000 hits per minute (we peak up sometimes at 400 hits
>>per second), we need to use tricks (yes, tricks/hacks) to make that happen,
>>because passing through (even on localhost) binary data at that rate is
>>sometimes overkilling...
> Shouldn't you in this case have front-end load balancing routers (various 
> topologies available) to lower the load on each server?
> Sounds like you are spending thousands of engineering dollars in optimization 
> solutions, when the same dollars can buy you a quick and reliable solution 
> off-the-shelf.... And you can spend that engineering time on something more 
> useful.


tell you what: until now, Pier thought those tricks were *FUN*.

But now that he rediscovered that there are smarter (and more 
long-lasting and more emotionally rewarding etc etc) ways of having fun 
(workign with flow, for example), I'm sure he'll start spending his time 
differently :)

Stefano Mazzocchi                               <>
    Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate [William of Ockham]

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