[plt-scheme] Using the PLT web server in production

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Sep 14 11:57:55 EDT 2009

On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 9:38 AM, David Storrs <david.storrs at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> A few questions on using the web server in production:
> 1) Who has experience using the PLT web server in production?  Any stories
> to share?  e.g., performance characteristics, security setup, integration
> with other software (e.g. Squid, Varnish), etc

I have and Noel has, at least. I don't have particular stories that I
haven't used to improve the software.

> 2) Can you recommend a particular (preferably inexpensive) hosting service?

No idea.

> 3) Does the server automatically daemonize on its own, or does that need to
> be configured?

It does not. I always write a shell script.

> 4) So far, the only docs I've seen that relate to the server are these:
>     http://docs.plt-scheme.org/continue/index.html
>     http://docs.plt-scheme.org/web-server-internal/index.html
>     http://docs.plt-scheme.org/web-server/index.html
>     Are there any others that I should be aware of?
> 5)  Can anyone recommend a good document / blog post / etc that talks about
> how to setup the web server in a shared hosting environment?  The
> web-server-internal docs have a brief section on how to put Apache in front
> of PLT ( http://tinyurl.com/llbk3b ) which is useful, but it assumes that
> you have full control of the environment and can add RewriteRules to the
> apache config--this isn't true on a shared platform.

No idea.


> Thanks,
> --Dks
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
Assistant Professor / Brigham Young University

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