[Catalyst] Re: fcgid

Ashley apv at sedition.com
Fri Nov 14 18:29:12 GMT 2008

On Sep 29, 2008, at 5:14 PM, Aristotle Pagaltzis wrote:
> * John Lee <jlee+catalyst at pangeamedia.com> [2008-09-29 16:05]:
>> What's the general concensus in the catalyst community
>> nowadays? Is mod_fastcgi preferred at large over mod_fcgid
>> these days?
> Personally? ::Engine::HTTP::Prefork + ::Plugin::Static::Simple.
> Then I put a reverse proxy in front (it doesn’t really matter,
> I’ve used Apache mod_proxy and Varnish, pick whatever you like),
> and teach that to cache the static files for a very, very long
> time.
> That way, the Catalyst server
> a) is completely decoupled from its deployment environment
>    (the two parts don’t even have to be on the same machine),
> b) can therefore also be debugged standalone in production,
> c) can be an exact replica of the server that runs on the
>    developer’s machine.
> (Although the last point is watered down a little by adding
> a reverse proxy to the mix in production.)

This is late to revisit but I'd *love* to see this as an advent
entry (or a vanilla tutorial anywhere).


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