High performance Python on NT

Tres Seaver tseaver at palladion.com
Fri Jun 11 06:44:25 CEST 1999

Bruno Mattarollo wrote:
> Hi!
>         I am about to start a project where I will need to do some high performance
> Web CGI scripts on WinNT ... I have no choice ... I know it's not the best
> combination. It's not my decision ;-) I am looking for some advice. Is it
> better if I use some kind of Active Python Scripting Page (ASP but with
> Python)? Or just doing CGI with threads it will be fine... ?
>         I know this is a very vague question... I just want to know if someone had
> to take a similar decision... The app I will be doing should support several
> hundred users connecting to the Web server and doing some serious CGI
> activity ... Almost all hits that the server will receive will be scripts.
> The hardware is no problem in this case... When can scale up to Quad PII
> Xeon with 1GB RAM ... U2W SCSI discs...
>         I know exactly what to do in a UNIX env... but I am not sure of the
> decision to take regarding win32...
>         TIA
> /B
> Bruno Mattarollo <bmatt at acm.org>
> ... proud to be a PSA member <http://www.python.org/psa>
> <http://starship.python.net/crew/bmatt/>

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