[Seaside] Re: Re: Seaside Scaling - How successful?

itsme213 itsme213 at hotmail.com
Wed Aug 20 23:32:48 UTC 2008

Thanks Ramon, I may give it a go soon (have to overcome my Apache fears). Is 
slicehost also a good choice for production deployment?

- Sophie

"Ramon Leon" <ramon.leon at allresnet.com>
>> Any chance you can post a basic summary of what you actually
>> had to do e.g.
>> upload xyz, configure abc, go.
>> Thanks - Sophie
> Slicehost rocks, they're very much aimed at developers.  You create a 
> slice
> in the admin tool which lets you choose between various bare bones Linux
> distros.  Once created it gives you an IP address which you then ssh into
> and as root and do whatever you please.  Basically that'll be securing the
> box with a firewall, banning root from ssh, creating admin user that you 
> can
> ssh in as, enable him in sudoers, install and setup Apache and Squeak, and
> you're done.  They have many great tutorials that walk you step by step
> through all of this, except of course installing Squeak.
> On a 256 meg slice you'll have about 200 meg ram available for Squeak, so
> grab a mini image from the Seaside site, it has a much smaller memory
> footprint than a full image.  With all my code loaded a mini image take up
> about 20 megs of ram, less than half the size of a full Squeak image with
> same code loaded.
> Ramon Leon
> http://onsmalltalk.com 

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