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mod_perl for Speed Freaks!

This session will provide mod_perl users with various ways to identify and solve performance problems with mod_perl 2.0 application code. Covering a variety of tips and techniques including: persistent DB connections, cached DBI statements, reducing memory usage by deploying shared memory, module preloading techniques, avoiding importing of variables and global variables in general, forking and subprocess overhead, memory leakages detection and prevention, tuning Apache configuration directives for best performance by benchmarking the scripts, object method calls vs. functions, sending compressed HTML, performance of print calls and buffer flushing.

Orientation: Developer
Level: Experienced
Categories: Perl