Perl in shared hosting environments

Leo Lapworth leo at
Wed Sep 21 11:38:36 BST 2011


On 21 September 2011 11:21, Dirk Koopman <djk at> wrote:
>  For what it is worth, I stopped using mod_perl (as well as Apache) several
> years ago and moved onto other webservers and FastCGI.

As long as your not completely integrated to mod_perl hooks, e.g. your
mostly using it for precompile speed up...

Check out Plack:   -

Then you can switch between mod_perl / FastCGI / Starman / Twiggy to your
hearts content (we found Starman is REALLY fast).

You also get a lot (160+ modules) of nice middleware available.

Welcome to the future :)


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