Brown trousers time :~ nigel at
Tue Oct 9 16:47:39 BST 2007

> 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.

Sounds good to me too. I'd also suggest storing all the incoming clicks in 
RAM and then drawing them down to disk - potentially on a different 

When you get to 10,000 hits/per second consider using memcached as a 
distributed queue but in the meantime a MySQL heap/RAM table should scale 
up some of the way.


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