[Seaside] [ANN] AJP adatpor for Seaside

Julian Fitzell jfitzell at gmail.com
Thu Dec 2 20:47:50 UTC 2010

Hurray! Excellent news, Philippe. Glad to see it finally "released". :)


On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 7:00 AM, Philippe Marschall
<philippe.marschall at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> The AJP adatpor is a server adatpor dedicated to connecting Seaside to
> Apache. You can't use it without Apache because it doesn't understand
> HTTP. Instead it uses the binary AJPv13 protocol which is more
> efficient and simpler to parse. The result is a lightweight adatpor
> without any external dependencies but Grease/Seaside. In the multipart
> parser special attention has been paid to avoid unnecessary copy
> operations. Streaming however is currently not supported.
> I've been using this adaptor for development over the last several
> months and have been able to get very good performance and
> reliability. If you want to do your own benchmarking there are some
> static request handlers in AJP-Tests-Core. They avoid
> sessions/continuations/backtracking, you want to benchmark the
> adatpor, not Seaside. One thing to note is that I recommend turning
> keep-alive on, it makes a performance difference.
> The setup is described in the Seaside book [1], it's the same as
> setting up HTTP proxying but the protocol is ajp instead of http. I
> should note that there's a similar project for Comanche [2].
>  [1] http://book.seaside.st/book/advanced/deployment/deployment-apache/mod-proxy-ajp
>  [2] http://www.squeaksource.com/KomAjpServer
> Cheers
> Philippe
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