[fpc-pascal] Powtils: lightwebserver, lightwebserver2 or lightwebserver3?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Nov 1 17:49:16 CET 2013

On Thu, 31 Oct 2013, Juha Manninen wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 3:22 PM, Graeme Geldenhuys
> <graeme at geldenhuys.co.uk> wrote:
>> Having recently (and currently still) doing extensive work with embedded
>> HTTP servers, I tested many (Powtils, Indy, tiWebServer, FPC, nYume etc). I
>> must agree with Michael, fphttpserver is a good choice. There is a bit of a
>> learning curve [compared to some others], but nothing major. Overall, I'm
>> very happy with the final choice on fphttpserver.
> Out of curiosity, how is its performance compared to Indy based web server.

fphttpserver was not built for speed. 
I would not dare to make this comparison.

> My current employer has a highly optimized data system with custom web
> server and custom DB. No SQL sentences and no SQL DBs obviously. The
> load it can handle is quite impressive.
> It manages information for schools: personnel, students, courses,
> exams, timetables, messaging etc.

That is the exact description of my previous job :)


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