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From "Garey Smiley" <>
Subject Re: Efficiency question
Date Sat, 24 Aug 1996 19:00:46 GMT
On Fri, 23 Aug 1996 08:30:58 -0400 (EDT), wrote:

>I have been asked to have a look at what it would take to implement a
>highly efficient Apache module which would count hits on pages.  The
>pages get 1-2 million hits per day.  With that kind of traffic, anything
>Perl or CGI based is obviously out of the question.  I was thinking more
>along the lines of a daemon process running separately to which the
>various httpd's would set up a permanent connection (shared memory perhaps?)
>and increment page counts this way.  The daemon process would occasionally
>flush the counts to disk.  
>Do you guys think this would be the most efficient route to go?  Has anybody
>built anything architecturally similar that I could look at?

Take a look at the TGI stuff on the Apache for OS/2 page

Garey Smiley
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