Re: Pen webserver with multiple domains

From: Ulric Eriksson (
Date: Tue Sep 23 2003 - 08:13:14 CEST

On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Dave Borgeest wrote:

> How does Pen perform when running a web server farm, with many low traffic
> domains? We've got an application used to create websites, and will need to
> host several thousand sites. The web servers will contain very little
> content to sync, as most of it goes into the databases.
> Our hosting guys have suggested we use Pen, but expressed concern that Pen
> was designed more for single high traffic sites, rather than many low
> traffic sites.

Pen never sees the Host: headers, so if it can handle the amount of
traffic, it can handle the number of domains (because it doesn't handle
them at all). The requests are passed unchanged to the backend servers.


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