Re: mod_perl survey results
On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 11:28 AM, Steven Siebert <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:[color=blue]
> More memory but potentially faster, correct? Since we don't have to
> spawn as many processes to accommodate a load?[/color]
No, there's no speed advantage to threads. In fact perl is measurably
faster if you compile it with no thread support.
> Memory is fairly cheap and, with my
> web servers (without DB's on it - just web servers) with 32 gigs of
> RAM.....speed is more important.[/color]
Memory isn't cheap enough to ignore. It limits the number of backends
you can run and the amount of caching you can do. Being careful with
memory will get a lot more scalability out of your hardware.