[dancer-users] Dancer2 deployment
aireland at lbl.gov
Mon Nov 23 16:46:29 GMT 2015
It is very easy to switch between using different servers; it's just a
matter of changing the command line arguments to plackup. You can always
start with the default server and experiment with using Starman (or other
On 23 November 2015 at 08:40, Richard Reina <gatorreina at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2015-11-23 8:52 GMT-06:00 Warren Young <wyml at etr-usa.com>:
>> On Nov 21, 2015, at 10:18 AM, Gabor Szabo <gabor at szabgab.com> wrote:
>> > that server is only capable to serve one client at a time.
>> While that is true, you need to keep that in perspective. “One client at
>> a time” does not mean that you can’t have hundreds of people staring at a
>> browser window that has rendered HTML returned from your app. Nor does it
>> mean that if two of those users simultaneously click a link on that page
>> that only one of those users will get content back.
>> The only downside of running with the “simple” default web server is that
>> if two simultaneous HTTP connections come into the web server, the server
>> will handle one, then the other, in whatever order the kernel serializes
>> the connections.
>> This means that if you write your Dancer route handlers to be efficient,
>> so that they return within a few milliseconds at most, you can in effect
>> serve a great many clients, since most of them will be idle most of the
>> The single-threaded web server only breaks down when you start getting to
>> load levels where the server is handling at least one connection all the
>> time, so that allowing to to handle a second or third in parallel can
>> provide some benefit.
>> Think of it like a highway: for almost all practical cases, a simple
>> 2-lane highway suffices. You only need more than one lane in a given
>> direction when the traffic load increases to the point where traffic would
>> be bumper-to-bumper without the extra lane(s).
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> Thank you Gabor, Andrew and Warren for your enlightening replies. Looks
> like I have additional decisions to make.
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