How do you use Swiftcore IOWA? Is it better than using IOWA with HA
Proxy with evented mongrel?

BTW http://iowa.swiftcore.org is not responding as of Sat Sep 15
02:16:36 UTC 2007.

On 9/15/07, khaines / enigo.com <khaines / enigo.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 15 Sep 2007, Jeff Barczewski wrote:
>
> > If you need SSL, then I believe you will need something like nginx (apache,
> > lighttpd, pound, etc) to handle the certificates. Also I doubt that you will
> > beat the speed of nginx for serving static content, so that would also be a
> > consideration.
>
> Apologies for the back to back posts.  On static file handling, you are
> right.  nginx is about as fast as it gets.  But that's fine.  Swiftiply's
> static file handling doesn't have to be that fast to be fast enough.  My
> target range is 8000 to 9000 small static files per second, and at least
> 100 megabytes per second of data transfer for large static files, on my
> test machine.  That is the area the threshold that I am working to
> continue to meet or beat as I work on Swiftiply.  It's not nginx speeds,
> but it's better than Apache speeds (out of a single process, too), and
> it's fast enough to saturate a gigabit port if one is doing big files, and
> a 100mbs port if one is doing small files, so it's fast enough for the
> vast majority of deployments.
>
>
> Kirk Haines