[portland] Request for comments on my OS Bridge proposal
kirby.urner at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 20:49:29 CEST 2009
Looks like a good proposal.
I'm well aware that Apache might be overkill sometimes, plus other
stuff just works out of the box. I imagine many listeners would be
hungry for this knowledge at different levels, i.e. I expect at least
a few people at OS Bridge to be in that "what's Apache?" category. &&
If you wanna be ambitious, you could design a taxonomy for web servers
based on whether they use multiple processes and threads or whether
they're more asynchronous like Medusa (Zope), Twisted.
In addition to comparing load/speed benchmarks, there's
historical/lineage ways of packaging the material, which includes use
cases, e.g. Twisted comes from mutli-user gaming world (where it is
In terms of performance, passing on form Django in the real world talk
by some people who know their stuff, mod_wsgi by itself is probably
best for high performance, don't need mod_python per se, which is less
predictable in load handling. Hope I got that right -- just passing
through, this isn't based on my own tinkering.
I've got this upcoming talk for GIS community mentioned in MOTD at
osgarden.appspot.com , before which I hope to have geodjango running
on my laptop, in addition to URLs in the great beyond (outside
Thanks to Micah Elliott for the heads up on registering for OS Bridge,
just did that.
Welcome back to Jason, Michel, Michelle... Adam. I got in last night,
bag still in Cedar Rapids (I had one of those Expedia cheapos aka a
"bag loser" -- got a lecture from Frontier on how bag loss is par for
the course when you do it that way).
PSF member <-- new!
(several kinds of Apache)
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