On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 2:09 PM, Octavian Rasnita wrote:
> However, I've seen that many Catalyst developers prefer to use fastcgi and
> not mod_perl, because when using fastcgi, the applications can be restarted
> without restarting the whole web server.


It's the same with mod_perl: you can restart your backend server
without touching the frontend proxy server. It's possible that some
FastCGI implementations have a truly seamless way to do this though,
holding requests while the backend restarts. I haven't played with it
enough to know.

- Perrin