I'm quite prepared to accept I'm doing something wrong :)
I still harbor a strong suspicion the one-hit model is safer tho :)
Shayne O'Neill.. tr=E5dkr=E4mare
"I trust God speaks through me. Without that, I couldnt do my job."
--George W Bush.
On Fri, 21 Jan 2005, Tim Roberts wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 11:47:33 +0800 (WST), Shayne ONeill
> <shayne@...> wrote:
> >Perhaps. I definately agree on the performance aspect. My personal conce=
> >is a stability one. Basically I just dont believe the servlet model can
> >offer the same sort of stability that the one-hit page model can,
> >principally because on a php page, if the code raises an exception, it'l=
> >flatten the page, not the server. There can also be issues with locking =
> >'leakyness' (not *really* as big a problem with python, but I've seen it
> >in java servlets despite the touted magic of garbage collection).
> >Finally I do believe webware is not too hard to kill. I'm sadly having t=
> >reboot the webware install I maintain pretty regularly.
> That's fascinating. Among the handful of Webware sites I've done, one
> is a commercial real estate site that averages about 30,000 hits a day
> and sends about 10,000 subscriber e-mails per day. It's been up 420
> days without any server maintenance at all. Since moving to 0.8, I have
> seen zero stability problems with Webware. The try/except handling is
> good enough that exceptions cause well-controlled error pages with
> e-mail notifications -- they don't bring down the server.
> I do appreciate the advantages of the one-hit CGI model, but I don't
> think Webware suffers much without it.
> - Tim Roberts, timr@...
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