[FASTCGI] FastCGI still a smart choice in 2010?

Jon Ribbens jon+fastcgi-developers at unequivocal.co.uk
Wed Apr 21 04:47:20 EDT 2010

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 10:06:44PM -0400, Gordon Colburn wrote:
> However, fastcgi is still commonly used to deploy PHP apps; on Apache,
> fastcgi is arguably a more scalable technique for deploying PHP than is
> mod_php. And, fastcgi is a great way to deploy C/C++ web applications, IMO.

It's great for Python too - Python can have quite a slow start-up
time, so keeping the process running is great. There are several
Python FastCGI libraries, including one that I wrote (jonpy).

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