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Re: Greetings Swish-e developers

From: Dave Seff <dseff(at)>
Date: Thu Dec 02 2004 - 22:15:49 GMT
Yes. It's a bit heavyweight for us. We need something very lean and can
control multiple swish-e servers. We ahve started drafting this out and
should make considerable progress in the next couple weeks. 

On Thu, 2004-12-02 at 17:09, Bill Moseley wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 01:51:34PM -0800, Dave Seff wrote:
> > I'm not looking for a web cgi. I am looking for a TCP based search
> > server. 
> SWISHED is using Apache/mod_perl for the network layer.  It's a bit
> heavy weight compared to a dedicated server, but it's also smart to
> leverage Apache as Apache contains the code for managing multiple
> connections and adjusting itself based on load.  It's not a CGI based
> application other than using http as the for the request and response.
> It doesn't have the control or access like using SWISH::API locally
> (e.g. return objects that you can call from your code to access the
> index directly, but that may not be that desirable over the network
> anyway).
> I have not looked at in detail, so I'm not sure if it does any
> optimization like caching query results or if it shares any data
> between Apache processes.
Dave Seff <>
Advisen Ltd.
Received on Thu Dec 2 14:15:50 2004