Brown trousers time :~
paulo at digitalcraftsmen.net
Tue Oct 9 16:09:14 BST 2007
> Potentially C++ and FastCGI for the clicks, can't see anything being
> faster than that! Not sure how hard it would be to code though. Haven't
> done any c++ for years.
If all this webserver is going to do is handle these clicks I would
still bet on a lightweight perl http listener with all the click
handling code build into it.
> Also I'm figuring rather than opening/writing/closing a database
> connection for each click, there is a way of keeping the connection open
> so all I need do is write? Can this be easily done with Perl?
Apache::DBI if you're using Apache, otherwise read the DBI docs on
> Are there any drawbacks to doing this?
Only if your DB goes away but Apache::DBI is fairly robust at dealing
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