Contents:

Controlling Your Memory Usage
Coding for a Smaller Memory Footprint
Conclusion
References

If you have already worked with mod_perl, you have probably noticed that it can be difficult to keep your mod_perl processes from using a lot of memory. The less memory you have, the fewer processes you can run and the worse your server will perform, especially under a heavy load. This chapter presents several common situations that can lead to unnecessary consumption of RAM, together with preventive measures.