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[REBOL] Re: Rebol/command, fastCGI, session id, frames, etc....

From: allenk:powerup:au at: 24-Jun-2001 14:03

----- Original Message ----- From: "Graham Chiu" <[gchiu--compkarori--co--nz]> To: <[rebol-list--rebol--com]> Sent: Sunday, June 24, 2001 9:56 AM Subject: [REBOL] Re: Rebol/command, fastCGI, session id, frames, etc....
> On Sat, 23 Jun 2001 22:21:27 +0200 > "Petr Krenzelok" <[petr--krenzelok--trz--cz]> wrote: > > > > thanks a lot - I am just discussing other possibilities > > with Allen in RIM > > conference. Maybe another option is to completly bypass > > sessions at all? > > Allen thinks sessions don't scale too well.
Petr they don't scale well. But if you aren't writing something on the scale of E-bay, or expecting that level of load, or having your app working on multiple server in a webfarm then you're probably aren't going to run into trouble using sessions. I didn't mean to scare you off using simple session state tracking, but if you can design your webapp to be as stateless as possible then you know you could grow it to the that E-bay scale one day. :-) Cheers, Allen