[Catalyst] server memory usage

Tomas Doran bobtfish at bobtfish.net
Tue Apr 12 12:14:26 GMT 2011

On 11 Apr 2011, at 14:07, John M. Dlugosz wrote:

> Looking at the server's processes, I see three of script/ 
> myapp_fastcgi.pl, which I suppose co-inside with the Apache  
> configuration option where I said to start 3 fastcgi processes to  
> handle this app.
> WebMin tells me "size", which can't be the actual load of server RAM  
> needed since it doesn't add up with the total usage.
> Some basics here... is Apache/fastcgi/Catalyst smart enough to load  
> the app and get it running to the point where it is ready to start  
> handling requests, and THEN fork it?  The Perl runtime and all the  
> loaded modules can certainly be shared!  Do I need more advanced  
> configuration or app tuning to maximize this ability?

If you're using dynamic fast cgi, then no, there is no way to do this,  
as apache dynamically starts / removes workers.

if you're using external mode fast cgi, then yes, this 'just works'.


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