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Re^2: Perl cgi without mod_perl, your experience

by kiat (Vicar)
on Jun 22, 2004 at 13:03 UTC ( #368700=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Perl cgi without mod_perl, your experience
in thread Perl cgi without mod_perl, your experience

Hi diotalevi,

First of all, thanks for frontpaging the parent node :)

I posted it for a couple of (underlying) reasons:

Firstly I don't know enough about setting up a server and installing mod_perl. Though I've gotten apache, Perl and Mysql to work on my local server, it's on Windows XP. If I ever were to set up my own live server, I would like to do it on Linux or its equivalent. But I only know Linux skin-deep and there're lots of security thingies that I know nuts about.

Secondly, most shared hosting plans don't include mod_perl in their packages. Dedicated hosting does offer that option with an additional cost, but it's way too expensive.

Finally, even if I am capable of setting up my own server on a Linux, I would much prefer to leave that responsibility to those who can do it well. Furthermore, you need to get a leased line or something and the costs of keeping the server running might be too high to maintain.

So I really wanted to find out what mod_cgi's limits are and to hear from those who have used it.

cheers

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Re^3: Perl cgi without mod_perl, your experience
by perrin (Chancellor) on Jun 22, 2004 at 13:25 UTC
    There's an incomplete list here. Also, you can get a virtual server with full root access from many ISPs these days. This usually costs $20 - $40 (US). It's cheaper than dedicated hosting because you share the physical machine, but you have full control over your virtual system.
Re^3: Perl cgi without mod_perl, your experience
by diotalevi (Canon) on Jun 22, 2004 at 17:05 UTC
    I will just expand on perrin's list by noting that pair Networks, the host for perlmonks.org, also does exactly this.

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