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From John Dunlap <j...@lariat.co>
Subject Re: Bad rap
Date Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:50:27 GMT
Nah, we don't do that either. All of our stuff is written in perl and
anything that gets built gets built within our architecture. There's no
duplication.

On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 10:48 AM, James Smith <js5@sanger.ac.uk> wrote:

> We have multiple apps, and we just switch in and out our auth/page
> wrapper/logging/debugging code as we need to, if some one else comes up
> with an app we tell them what they do to get the information and "jobs a
> good-un", much simpler than having multiple embedded
> login/authentication/... methods... We know because other projects use the
> style frameworks you are talking about - and we go you just XYZ, and then
> realize that they are using some nginx/psgi/starman solution and have to go
> - aargh - no you can't just do that - you will have to re-engineer your app!
>
> James
> On 6/14/2016 3:40 PM, John Dunlap wrote:
>
> We don't use any of those hooks into Apache. mod_perl invokes our main
> handler and, from there, we do everything ourselves. We even built our own
> authentication and authorization mechanisms, directly into our application,
> instead of relying on Apache to provide them. We've contained all mod_perl
> specific code to 2-3 files so that we have more freedom to decide how and
> where our application will be deployed.
>
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 10:37 AM, James Smith <js5@sanger.ac.uk> wrote:
>
>>
>> On 6/14/2016 3:28 PM, John Dunlap wrote:
>>
>> https://www.nginx.com/blog/nginx-vs-apache-our-view/
>>
>> Unfortunately for us we actually use some of those 500 things that apache
>> is good at, that nginx doesn't do:
>>
>>    - Making use of all the handler/filter hooks in apache;
>>    - Fronting a complex web-application, where requests by definition
>>    take a long time to return (the databases and related queries are complex)
>>
>>
>>
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>
>
>
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> -- The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is operated by Genome Research
> Limited, a charity registered in England with number 1021457 and a company
> registered in England with number 2742969, whose registered office is 215
> Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE.
>



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