Turning Out the LAMP

Notes from Computers in Libraries 2013 Workshop

mod_php is a resource hog. php-fcgi improved on mod_php. php-fpm improved php-fcgi.

Process-driven vs. Event-driven

NGINX: web server uses event-driven process.
Faster than Apache
Scaleability
Low-resource application
Fast

Node.js: Server-side JavaScript
Built on Google’s V* JS engine
self-contained
built-in web server
robust
blazing fast

Node.js will replace Apache
JavaScript will replace PHP

NoSQL (Not Only SQL)
Document database. Enter as it.
Example: mongoDB, CouchDB, redis