[Catalyst] 5.80005: $c->req->remote_user and apache: excluding
actions from authentication
bobtfish at bobtfish.net
Wed Jun 10 16:13:26 GMT 2009
Francesc Romà i Frigolé wrote:
> I did my tests some months
> ago with smaller files (1-5 MB) and I don't remember the exact results
> now, but I clearly remember that it made a very significant difference.
Hmm, well, with smaller files you have tcp slow start, and other effects
that can cloud your results - you specifically mentioned throughput, so
I tested with a fairly large file to eliminate those effects :)
> Both perceptually and numerically. Since the deployment documentation
> recommends not serving static files with catalyst I assumed it was normal.
I'd still recommend serving your CSS/JS/icons directly through apache,
it is more efficient.
But for things like document downloads with access control etc, then
very much works 'well enough' until you have lots (10s) of concurrent
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