Re: InfoWorld web server shootout

Jauder Ho (
Tue, 8 Jul 1997 13:40:42 -0700 (PDT)

On 8 Jul 1997, John Henders wrote:

> When you're doing web hosting it's difficult to turn off DNS lookups as
> clients want that info in their reports, and most report generator slow
> down by a huge amount if you enable lookups. (getstats went from under a
> second to 52 minutes on one test I did) The only other solution I've
> seen is a hack that preprocesses the log and does the lookups, caching
> any results it finds.

if there is any interest in this, I could probably whip something
up in perl.


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