Perl in shared hosting environments
djk at tobit.co.uk
Wed Sep 21 12:04:47 BST 2011
On 21/09/11 11:38, Leo Lapworth wrote:
> On 21 September 2011 11:21, Dirk Koopman<djk at tobit.co.uk> 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:
> http://plackperl.org/ - https://metacpan.org/module/Plack
> Then you can switch between mod_perl / FastCGI / Starman / Twiggy to your
> hearts content (we found Starman is REALLY fast).
I am happy to be educated, but I found Plack introduced a load of
dependencies that I did not want, it *is* another layer which cannot
help but reduce speed - which may not matter - but did to me at the time.
> You also get a lot (160+ modules) of nice middleware available.
More software to, at least potentially, "get in the way" or add
unnecessary dependencies or unwanted constraints.
But I will look at it again soon.
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