[Catalyst] Fastest Perl HTTPD?

Perrin Harkins perrin at elem.com
Sat Aug 26 18:51:40 CEST 2006

Matt S Trout wrote:
> Axkit2 looks like it'll be a lovely candidate for a production-quality 
> scalable standalone server, although it's a single-process affair with 
> optional forking so we'll need to figure out how to manage that appropriately 
> to maximise performance.
> I've been having some fairly sick thoughts about preforked Catalyst handlers 
> and $dbh pools (with some assistance from a Storage subclass) but we'll get to 
> that later :)

Won't that be just like Lighttpd and FastCGI?  That's the trouble with 
any asynchronous I/O approach: you have to do some kind of 
FastCGI/mod_perl backend server to run all the real code in because the 
async server can't talk to any databases.

- Perrin

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