I am currently investigating in the pros and cons of choosing either a
Unix machine (probably a Sun Netra mid-range model) or a PowerMac as a Web
As the performance for ordinary *.html documents is more or less the same,
I wonder whether there are structural differences between the two
operating systems when it comes to the processing of CGI scripts, notably
in Perl resp. MacPerl.
Is the PowerMac capable of firing off MacPerl scripts and producing output
to different users simultaneously, perhaps even different copies of the
same MacPerl script? Or do you definitely need to have some form of a
*true* multitasking system such as Unix?
Any advise (let alone research on this) would be greatly appreciated.
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