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Date: 2010-07-25 (19:46)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] scalable web apps
On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 08:49:26AM +0100, Joel Reymont wrote:
> How do you build scalable web apps with OCaml?

I would ask that question again, but miss out the "with OCaml" part,
because really the choice of language doesn't matter very much.

Or if you prefer think of it this way: People are using really
unsuitable languages (PHP) and really slow languages (Ruby, PHP,
Python, Perl) on some massive websites out there.

So look for books about the general subject: minimizing calls to the
database, scaling with Apache and memcached, the right layered
architecture to use, what to cache, optimizing HTML.

Here are a couple I like:

http://www.amazon.com/Building-Scalable-Web-Sites-Applications/dp/0596102356
http://www.amazon.com/Speed-Up-Your-Site-Optimization/dp/toc/0735713243

Rich.

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Richard Jones
Red Hat