29 Feb '16, 5pm

script and build nginx server extensions with mruby (lightweight Ruby):

script and build nginx server extensions with mruby (lightweight Ruby):

As the increase of large-scale and complex Web services, not only a development of Web applications but also an implementation of Web server extensions is required in many cases. The Web server extensions were mainly implemented in C language because of fast and memory-efficient behavior, but extension methods using scripting language are proposed with consideration of maintainability and productivity. However, if the existing methods primarily intended to enhance not the implementation of Web applications but the implementation of internal processing of the Web server, the problem remains in terms of speed, memory-efficiency and safety. Therefore, we propose a fast and memory-efficient Web server extension mechanism using scripting language. We design the architecture that a server process creates the region to save the state of the interpreter at the server process start...

Full article: http://ngx.mruby.org/

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