Re: PERL on IIS 3.0: counters, etc.

Allen Wisor ( )
Fri, 16 May 1997 15:37:33 -0500


Sam Akhtar wrote:
> >runnig a stats perl script. He recieved around 4000 hits a day and
> kept
> >14 days of data. The data file was 7Mb in size. When the script would
> >look at data it would run at 90% processor usage. Use up to 60mb of
> >ram per instance. Take 2 to 5 minutes to run so the client would
> reload
> >because they got tiered of waiting. This did not kill the last
> process,
> >it only started a second ,and a third, and a forth and so and so
> forth.
> >Needless to say this one perl script running multiple time would
> start
> >to use 500-600 meg of ram. Sometimes crashing the server. The script
> >in no longer in use.
> I seem to remember something about PerlIIS.dll being more effective
> than PERL.exe for this sort of environment... was that what was being
> called when a .pl, etc. was being execute?
> Curious 'bout any info re this...
> Sam Akhtar Operations & Engineering
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