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From Perrin Harkins <phark...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: mod_perl in larger scale environments
Date Wed, 14 Apr 2010 21:48:04 GMT
On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 5:33 PM, Brad Van Sickle <bvs7085@gmail.com> wrote:
> I didn't find much info on perlbal after a quick glance, I'll certainly give
> it a closer look, but my inital reaction is that I'm leary of replacing
> Apache on my web layer. I'm doing a few things with a few other modules (
> mod_rewrite for example) in addition to mod_proxy, and from what I was able
> to find in my initial look, I didn't see any support for some of those types
> of things.

There are many full-featured proxy servers these days.  There's even
mod_proxy_balancer for apache, but that doesn't do high-availability,
which you're looking for.

Check out some of these for reverse-proxying if you don't like perlbal:
- nginx
- lighttpd
- varnish
- pound

All of those can serve as mod_perl frontends.

- Perrin

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