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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-docs] Maintaining
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-02 10:14:10

At Wed, 2 Jun 2010 00:10:39 -0600,
OvermindDL1 wrote:
> >
> > Few words about Wt model:
> >
> > - It holds server side live object for every user session which is quite
> >  huge overhead for high traffic web site.
> >
> >  There is a quote from their docs:
> >
> >  > Thus, for every new session, Wt spawns a new process.
> >  > This has the main benefit of enjoying kernel-level memory protection
> >  > between user sessions.
> >
> >  I don't think that it is true for latest versions but it is quite
> >  bad design for scalability.
> I certainly know that is not true when hosting on Windows, on *nix I
> believe it uses FastCGI. The user session data is only important for
> when the user *has* a session (logged in or so?), otherwise you are
> free to kill the session once served. The amount of data it holds is
> only your own design, can be as little or large as necessary.

Wow, this Wt thing looks really, really cool. I don't suppose they
want to be part of Boost?

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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