[Catalyst] What a waste of time

Daniel McBrearty danielmcbrearty at gmail.com
Thu Apr 27 17:08:40 CEST 2006

On 4/27/06, Sebastian Riedel <sri at oook.de> wrote:
> 27.04.2006 16:13 Michele Beltrame:
> >> it's true on shared hosting though, which is probably where most
> >> newbies, includies the ror "troll" ran into problems.
> >
> > I don't think the situation is better for RoR in a shared hosting
> > environment. The problem is speed: the CGI engine, forcing all
> > initializations to be performed at every request, doesn't scale
> > well for
> > medium-big applications. Is RoR fast in CGI-mode? I don't think so.
> RoR should be faster in a plain old CGI environment, because it keeps
> less meta
> data around and doesn't have to preload all component classes.
> But the real problem is the ORM, if you use a loader like RoR does
> every startup will take ages.
> In the past nobody (including me) cared about Catalyst startup times
> because we all used Class::DBI::Loader,
> now that we have DBIx::Class it would be possible to reorganize the
> internals a bit
> and make it usable in a CGI environment, but is it worth all the
> trouble?

I don't really think so, personally. By the time you are getting to the
point of using a web framework, you are probably ready to be looking at
moperl/fastcgi/whatever too.

Daniel McBrearty
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