real world performance tuning for mod_perl systems

The Perl Conference 6, San Diego, July 2002

This talk will give a quick tour of different techniques used to tune mod_perl servers and saving tens (or hundreds) of megabytes by running fewer processes and using them more efficiently. Also discussed is caching, persistent database connections, using separate servers and setting the right http headers.

2002 slides

mod_perl performance tuning in neato html format.

2001 slides

Slides in PowerPoint (ugh) or HTML like format (which doesn't work in all browsers) or as png files.

Links of interest

mod_perl and database performance
Tim Bunce' Advanced DBI Tutorial
the mod_perl guides performance section
The original mod_perl performance tuning document