[ic] Running IC Under Heavy Load

Mike Heins mike at perusion.com
Wed Feb 23 17:01:03 EST 2005

Quoting Bryan Gmyrek (bryangmyrek at yahoo.com):
> Well... I never said I wouldn't have redundancy.  Just asking the  
> question the way it was posed to me by my partner....  I think we knew  
> we'd need a server cluster but were just wondering what the  
> capabilities of ic are for heavy load sites.  One alternative we're  
> considering is just using mod_perl and writing simple templates and  
> scripts for speed since we don't need the login/admin/cart features of  
> IC.

That might be the best approach, but bear in mind that no software
repeals the laws of physics. If you want to keep sessions on a 
million visitors and do queries against a million-item database,
you will have issues no matter the software.

Mike Heins
Perusion -- Expert Interchange Consulting    http://www.perusion.com/
phone +1.765.647.1295  tollfree 800-949-1889 <mike at perusion.com>

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