[typo] default .htaccess dispatch

akonsu akonsu at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 16:50:26 EDT 2005

well, i am not sure if in-memory caching is the same as in-memory
sessions. the main idea behind fcgi is to run several processes each
of which listens to a bi-directional socket and responds by sending a
response to this socket when request arrives through this very same
socket. the web server arbitrarily chooses an fcgi process to send a
request to when the request arrives. sessions are implemented either
using cookies or urls. fcgi processes' memories are separate from each
other. if a session was created in one process, its contents has to be
shared with the other processes because the next request for this
session might come to another process. i see no way to share sessions
between processes other than by using a database...

2005/9/26, Justus Pendleton <justus at ryoohki.net>:
> akonsu wrote:
> > this is probably not very related, but i still would like to ask this.
> > it seems to me that cgi as well as fcgi approach to running anything
> > does not allow people to have in-memory sessions. only file-based
> > ones.
> Why does it seem that fastcgi doesn't allow people to have in-memory
> sessions?  From part 3 of "Understanding FastCGI Application
> Performance" on fastcgi.com:
> "FastCGI is designed to allow effective in-memory caching."
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