RE: Motley Fool: More Problems at eBay

Jim Whitehead (
Thu, 1 Jul 1999 08:00:35 -0700

> > Oh, dear.... are they actually using CGI? They must mean mod_perl or
> > something, right? Please tell me I'm right...
> On big iron sparc machines, CGI is sometimes the fastest
> and most reliable way of doing things.

Wow, this seems really counter-intuitive. What advantage does big iron
bring that overcomes the disadvantage of spinning up a new OS process to
handle a CGI?

- Jim