Best practices for running Perl?

Michael Shadle mike503 at
Sat May 2 05:17:19 MSD 2009

I am coming from the camp where I cannot alter the application. Coding  
one from scratch sure you can impelement an fcgi interface.

On May 1, 2009, at 5:43 PM, luben karavelov <luben at> wrote:

> Michael Shadle wrote:
>> If it has to be perl, I'd say look into using fcgiwrap.
> You will get performance like CGI (new process started on every  
> request). I would not say it is THE best practice.
>> Otherwise, use PHP. It's slim enough and very easy to deploy and  
>> proxy
>> to using nginx.
> My personal experience is that perl fcgi processes could serve an  
> order of magnitude more requests per second compared to the same  
> functionality php fcgi process with roughly the same memory  
> consumption. In the both cases the test was CPU bound.
> Best regards
> Luben Karavelov

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