Scaling your website with the Perlbal web server

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Article from Issue 84/2007
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Let the nimble Perlbal web server keep your traffic in balance.

Are you plagued by too many Apache children eating up your RAM? Do you have a bunch of slow clients accessing your site? Do you need to load balance between several servers? Are you trying to separately route static versus dynamic content? Are you operating without a budget for new hardware? If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, you probably need Perlbal.

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