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From John Dunlap <j...@lariat.co>
Subject Re: Disconnect database connection after idle timeout
Date Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:33:48 GMT
That link is from the mod_perl 1.x documentation. Is this information still
valid in mod_perl 2.x?

On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 2:23 PM, Perrin Harkins <pharkins@gmail.com> wrote:

> Yes, it's an HTTP proxy. It handles sending out the bytes to remote
> clients, so that your mod_perl server doesn't have to. A popular
> high-performance choice these days is nginx.
>
> There's some discussion of why to use a front-end proxy here:
> http://perl.apache.org/docs/1.0/guide/strategy.html
>
> - Perrin
>
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 2:12 PM, Xinhuan Zheng <xzheng@christianbook.com>
> wrote:
>
>>  Hi Perrin,
>>
>>  I don’t quite understand what you mean by setting up a front-end proxy.
>> What would you expect this “proxy” do? Does it take HTTP request?
>>
>>  Thanks,
>> - xinhuan
>>
>>   From: Perrin Harkins <pharkins@gmail.com>
>> Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 12:50 PM
>> To: Xinhuan Zheng <xzheng@christianbook.com>
>> Cc: Dr James Smith <js5@sanger.ac.uk>, mod_perl list <
>> modperl@perl.apache.org>
>> Subject: Re: Disconnect database connection after idle timeout
>>
>>    On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 12:19 PM, Xinhuan Zheng <
>> xzheng@christianbook.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Having another tier (like DBD::Gofer) looks like really messy in
>>> infrastructure plus it’s not certain who is going to maintain that module’s
>>> quality.
>>
>>
>> I'd only recommend trying it after you set up a front-end proxy, tune
>> your mod_perl configuration, and use any Oracle tools available to you.
>>
>>  - Perrin
>>
>
>


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