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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at MBAY dot NET>
Subject: Re: cgi perl speed.
Date: Jun 4 1998 2:21PM
David Carter writes:
> > you're using perl on NT I imagine ?
> > Try switching to a scripting package. We started a site with
> > perl/NT and had to give up because it was killing the server,
> > just as you see. We switched to iHTML (http://www.ihtml.com)
> > and it's allowed us a LOT more freedom in the things we do
> > with the server.
> Or perhaps switching to a proper OS like.. err... any flavour of UNIX will
> do :-) I prefer FreeBSD for servers as it's very fast and stable
> and.. err... free :-)
> If you're chained to NT try playing with the "run level" stuff in the task
> manager. You'll have to do lot's of fiddly right-clicking on the correct
> tasks whilst logged in as admin (which probably means killing the
> webserver.) Alternatively, call M$'s support line.
Another option is to switch to Apache and mod_perl, as most of the
cost of running perl scripts is in the startup time.
(Note that I'm not a mod_perl user myself, and I'm not sure that
mod_perl is ready for prime-time on NT yet).
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