[dancer-users] Ajax session handling

Andrew Solomon andrew at geekuni.com
Tue Nov 3 15:09:40 GMT 2015

Hi John

I've found this is a good gentle starting point for Starman,



On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 3:04 PM, John Stoffel <john at stoffel.org> wrote:

> >>>>> "Warren" == Warren Young <wyml at etr-usa.com> writes:
> Warren> On Oct 31, 2015, at 3:48 AM, WK <wanradt at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> 2015-10-31 0:56 GMT+02:00 Warren Young <wyml at etr-usa.com>:
> >>
> >>>> Session::Simple ...
> >>>> is not meant for production.
> >>>
> >>> That’s only true if “production” means a cluster of computers, or if
> you need sessions to survive a restart of the Dancer app.
> >>
> >> Docs says, it is meant for testing purposes only.
> Warren> That’s because in today’s cloud everything, shard everything,
> Warren> no-SQL, multi-core, scale until Google buys us world, people
> Warren> are starting to forget that there are still a great many
> Warren> real-world tasks that run just fine on a single computer, and
> Warren> have no reasonable prospect of needing a second CPU core, much
> Warren> less a second computer.
> Warren> Just for one public example, the Dancer Advent calendar.
> Warren> Someone recently said it typically gets less than 2000 visits
> Warren> monthly.  That’s about one visitor every *20 minutes* on
> Warren> average.  You could probably run the site from a Raspberry Pi,
> Warren> single-threaded, and never even know the difference from how
> Warren> it’s run now.
> This is exaclty where my usecase is for Dancer, small, simple sites.
> Would I like to work on the big stuff?  Sure, but not as a side
> project.
> And as much as Warren and I have semi-clashed on this list, I think
> we're both in violent agreement here.  *grin*
> So having Dancer do both big stuff, and small stuff, well is a good
> goal.  For me, the next cliff is the leap to Starman deployments.
> It's yet another layer to learn and control for a deployment.
> John
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Andrew Solomon

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