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mod_perl

Software that integrates Perl programming with the Apache Web server. It provides several features including the ability to access databases and use Perl in Apache modules and configuration files. CGI scripts also run considerably faster. The mod_perl software and other Perl utilities are available from the Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN) at http://cpan.org. See Perl.
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The MRIB public webserver is a dual 2.4 GHz processor machine running the Apache HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) server (version 2.0.48, http://www.apache.org) along with the Apache perl module (mod_perl, version 1.99).
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It also includes more detailed information on mod_perl and on improving performance on the Web.