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From Perrin Harkins <>
Subject Re: Solving mod_perl scalability issues for lots of slow connections
Date Thu, 22 Dec 2005 18:51:37 GMT
On Thu, 2005-12-22 at 12:22 -0600, David Nicol wrote:
> To make a 3TAM system work like mod_perl, never mind the hooks
> into the various apache request service stages, every long-running
> perl script could be interpreted into one of serveral mp_like interpreters
> at the handler layer, or even every mp script could become its own
> small pool of processes waiting for activation.

You're pretty much describing lighthttpd + FastCGI.  However, I don't
think it supports SSL and it obviously has no support for any other
apache modules or for hooking into request stages (although FastCGI has
some things, like authentication handlers).

- Perrin

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