Perlbal module idea
martine at danga.com
Thu Feb 9 16:44:59 UTC 2006
I also just stumbled across this:
It hooks into the webserver and lets you write little snippets of code
on how to hook together pieces of pages.
It requires libmemcached because it's included in their API.
On 2/7/06, Brad Fitzpatrick <brad at danga.com> wrote:
> You want something like ESI (Edge Side Includes). This would be CPU-heavy
> in Perl. Look into the latest betas of Squid, which I hear do ESI.
> You could try in Perlbal, but I'd guess it'd be painful.
> - Brad
> On Tue, 7 Feb 2006, Brian Moon wrote:
> > We are restructuring our network and are in need of something like
> > Perlbal that does a little more.
> > Much of our pages contain duplicate data. We would like to reduce the
> > cache size by not duplicating that data in cache. So, our idea is to
> > cache parts of pages and let the front end daemon assemble that data
> > like SSI and send it back to the user. I have already created a PHP
> > script that does this, but I would rather have it in something like Perlbal.
> > Basically, this script takes a request and checks memcached for the
> > content. If its not there, it makes a backend request to an application
> > server for the content.
> > Now, this is where it gets more complicated. The script then process
> > SSI type data in the content and makes additional requests from
> > memcached or the backend as needed to assemble the page. When finished,
> > it sends it out.
> > Is what I am talking about possible with a module in Perlbal? Can a
> > module be that involved? I know there are modules to rewrite images
> > files and this is not far from that.
> > --
> > Brian Moon
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