How This Book Is Organized

This book has four parts:

Part I: mod_perl Administration

Part I of this book focuses on the administration of mod_perl: getting it installed, configuring mod_perl and your web site as a whole, performing upgrades, and doing maintenance.

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Part II: mod_perl Performance

Part II of the book is about how to use mod_perl to its fullest: it covers choosing a hardware platform, writing code, configuring the operating system, and configuring the Apache/mod_perl server itself.

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

Chapter 16

Part III: Databases and mod_perl

Part III tackles how to integrate databases with mod_perl in the most effective and efficient manner.

Chapter 17

Chapter 18

Chapter 19

Chapter 20

Part IV: Debugging and Troubleshooting

Part IV of the book discusses how to uncover errors in mod_perl code and how to correct them.

Chapter 21

Chapter 22

Chapter 23

Part V

Part V covers the aspects of the new mod_perl 2.0.

Chapter 24

Chapter 25

Part VI

Part VI contains the following useful appendixes:

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

Appendix E

Appendix F

    Part I: mod_perl Administration
    Part II: mod_perl Performance
    Part VI: Appendixes