[Mongrel] [ANN] fastthread- released

Ball, Donald A Jr (Library) donald.ball at nashville.gov
Thu Feb 15 11:52:04 EST 2007

> The problem is cygwin and all the translation/compatibility 
> layer. Pen is *nix.
> Even if you see Pen on Windows (http://siag.nu/pen/). You 
> sacrifice performance due that extra layer around your processes.

Sure, but that performance hit might be worth it if your rails webapp
serves occasional long requests, yes?

> > Do you have an alternate recommendation?
> No, not yet. Guess until a serious option (without expending 
> thousand dollars in Windows Server 2003, which have built in 
> support for this), Pen will be the one.

As it turns out, this is running on win2k3, so that's a possibility for
me. Can you point me towards more documentation on this option? Thanks

- donald

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