[mod_python] mod_python bake-off?

Jorey Bump list at joreybump.com
Thu Sep 2 20:57:30 EDT 2004

Michael C. Neel wrote:

> So what do we want?  So far it is an app that runs under mod_python, and
> should require a data store.  If we are going to measure preformance,
> then the data store needs to be defined; otherwise the guy who uses dbm
> files is at a loss to the guy who uses MySQL.  I think preformance is
> important, and also SQL interaction (after all, how many apps are you
> working on for customers using dbm files as the main data store?).
> Now, at the risk of getting the thread off topic and into a flame war,
> I'm going to say that we should state it uses MySQL and also provide the
> database as well.  The app shouldn't need any advanced database
> features, this wouldn't be showing off the framework anyway.  Also, if
> this gets some steam, someone might be able to convince sourceforge to
> host the results of the bake off, and they use MySQL.

But some frameworks provide or use an alternative data store (Karrigell, 
for one). I know I'd be interested in how well these frameworks trade 
off performance for ease of use.

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