[Zope] Platform statistics
Tue, 30 Oct 2001 09:09:04 -0600
> -----Original Message-----
> From: seb bacon [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2001 9:43 AM
> To: Jeffrey Robinson
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [Zope] Platform statistics
> * Jeffrey Robinson <Jeffrey.Robinson@MCICoach.com> [011030 14:48]:
> > The administrator's main contention is that it is open source,
> > and my attempt to lock them into a unix-centric platform; something that
> > will work fine under "unix" but Windows is an after-thought. (On could
> > this basically as a predetermined approach to Zope/open source by said
> > admin).
> Sorry, I don't have any stats, but we've had it running without any
> problems in our dev environments, and always test our apps on both
> platforms before delivering them: this is because we actively sell
> Zope to our clients as a cross-platform solution! How many app server
> platforms allow you to deploy your software across such a wide range
> of hardware / OS, simply by copying it off a CD?
> Also, it sounds to me like your problems come from PCGI, rather than
Yes, infact I'm pretty sure you've hit the nail on the head with the
last point. (Personally, I've been in love with Zope shortly after I
started plugging away at it).
My unfortunate position is that I'm the Graphic Designer so I can't
actually do the work on IIS myself (though I do get to run amuck with
Zope)... so I need to find definitive documentation on the IIS setup
(step-for-step) for the admin to use. There was some sort've
misconfiguration going on as calling Zope through IIS would launch
pcgi_wrapper.exe which would then hog the CPU. These processes couldn't be
killed, so the server had to be rebooted.
I'm even willing to write up a document that'll outline in
excruciatingly stupid detail how we set it up if it'll help other people.
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