I actually love IIS for static content, its very fast and the caching is
great. It can beat apache hands down, but not sure on light ot ng.
On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Scott Ferguson <f...@caucho.com> wrote:
> On Mar 10, 2009, at 10:44 AM, Rachel McConnell wrote:
> > Static file serving, perhaps? I don't know the current benchmarks but
> > Apache has always had the reputation of being very fast for static
> > files, whereas that's not what resin is optimized for.
> > I say this from the POV of not using Apache at all, though: we use
> > resin behind HAProxy for load balancing, and a lighttpd instance for
> > image files.
> Actually, Resin's static file performance matches Apache's, because
> Apache really isn't all that fast.
> If you really need ultra fast static files, then something like
> lighttpd or nginx would be a better choice than Apache.
> -- Scott
> > Rachel
> > On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 10:14 AM, Aaron Freeman
> > <aaron.free...@layerz.com> wrote:
> >> After watching a few of these threads about people using mod_caucho
> >> with
> >> Apache, it dawned on me to ask an open-ended question:
> >> Why use Apache at all?
> >> I am sure there are good reasons for it out there, so I am just
> >> curious what
> >> the use-case is for using Apache plus Resin instead of using just
> >> Resin?
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