best way to serve wsgi with multiple processes

Robin robince at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 17:19:05 CET 2009


On Feb 11, 3:46 pm, Robin Becker <ro... at reportlab.com> wrote:
> well the flup server for fast cgi supports forking if the server is declared as
> an external process in apache. Then the top level of the flup process handles
> each request and passes it off to a forked worker. I cannot recall exactly, but
> I believe that apache mod_fastcgi does the right thing when it comes to
> internally declared fastcgi handlers. For apache at least I think the threading
> issues are handled properly.
>
> I think the preforkserver.py code handles all the threading issues for you
> (assuming it's not win32).

Thanks - I think if I go the flup route I would use AJP though - since
its very easy to setup with apache (1 proxy line) and mod_ajp comes as
standard. And then everything is very much seperated from the apache
process.




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