One problem with Lighty is that it leaks memory like a sieve . I audited it for a little bit and I gave up, it's a mess. I'd steer clear of it, it will quickly ruin your day if you throw a lot of traffic at it.
The only solution I know of that's extremely high performance that offers all of the features that you want is nginx , but its documentation is largely in Russian. I can't read Russian, but I was able to figure it out (the configuration language isn't Russian, neither is C source). I currently have nginx doing reverse proxy of over tens of millions of HTTP requests per day (thats a few hundred per second) on a *single server*. At peak load it uses about 15MB RAM and 10% CPU on my particular configuration (FreeBSD 6). Under the same kind of load, apache falls over (after using 1000 or so processes and god knows how much RAM), pound falls over (too many threads, and using 400MB+ of RAM for all the thread stacks), and lighty *leaks* more than 20MB per hour (and uses more CPU, but not significantly more).  http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/758  http://sysoev.ru/en/ -bob On 8/24/06, venkatbo <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Thanks Cliff, for your observations. > > Basically, I needed to provide support for: > - HTTP/1.1 > - SSL (openssl) > - (Fast)CGI > - chroot() > - sessions > - static content > > I thought lighty would be providing all except the sessions part, > which I was hoping to make it disk/file-based. The # of simultaneous > users will be in the 20's. Initially no db invloved (data coming from > other backend apps), but may have a db later. > > /venkat > > > > > --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "TurboGears" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/turbogears -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---