[Dancer-users] deployment help

damien krotkine dkrotkine at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 21:20:21 CEST 2010


Not sure if that's relevant, but I tried apache with mod_fastcgi (and I
experimented mod_fcgi as well), and it worked well and was dazzling fast.
But that's 2 years old, so maybe t's an outdated advice, but as you mention
you need CGI, it may be worthwhile.


On 4 October 2010 18:13, P Kishor <punk.kish at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have been using my multiple Dancer apps with Apache2 CGI, but want
> to move to a persistent web environment. I had some issues with
> Apache2/mod_perl where sessions from different Dancer apps were
> colliding, but that may be solved with the help of a recent post by
> Alexis (prefix my sessions with app names).
> So, I have started testing my apps under Apache2/mod_perl, but find
> that to be be fairly slow in response and quite high in memory
> consumption. Am looking for advise on speeding up Apache. Should I be
> using mod_psgi? Is that mature and stable enough to use?
>  Perhaps I am looking for advise here for alternatives as well (the
> problem is, at least one of my applications uses CGI, so I have to
> have CGI support).
> I have been considering nginx, as I have heard good things about it.
> The Dancer::Deployment pod mentions using nginx, but only as a proxy
> server to a `perl dancer` process. I don't really want to do that as
> multiple apps means multiple perl processes running all the time on my
> web server. Are there any tutes or docs on using nginx with embedded
> perl or some other persistent perl process to power Dancer?
> Does anyone have any other suggestion?
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