[aida] Deploying application to server

Janko Mivšek janko.mivsek at eranova.si
Mon Aug 8 20:39:57 CEST 2011

S, Nicholas Moore piše:
> A great title would be: "AIDA: Head in the clouds - feet on the ground"
> :-))

This is title for a philosophical debate following the first one written
down :)

> On 08/08/11 13:29, Janko Mivšek wrote:
>> Hi Martin
>> S, Martin Polák piše:
>>> Other story is the way, how Aida with Swazoo act as server. I like it much more than Seaside's Kom with for example Apache. Now I have only Pharo image with Aida on my server and I'm perfectly able to handle all that virtual names stuff completely with Smalltalk via VNC. That's a big difference with my Seaside deployment scenario, where I must handle all this configuration by editing Apache's config files to create proxy to the Seaside's image. And that's really boring.
>> Virtual serving of many Aida websites together with static content is
>> indeed very neat and useful feature. You can deploy a new site in a
>> minute! Even a whole image can be deployed by just loading the code and
>> setting host:ip:port: combo in few minutes.
>> On VisualWorks Swazoo works great as a standalone web server while on
>> Pharo it seems that a "Sockets not closing" [1] bug can have problems.
>> But Pharo guys are aware of it and hopelly they will resolve it soon. I
>> also need Swazoo on Pharo working well, so cosider that problem almost
>> solved :)
>> What will be very nice contribution would be an article, something like
>> "Deploying Aida in the Cloud". As a blog post or as a docs page on our
>> website. What do you think?
>> [1] http://forum.world.st/Sockets-don-t-close-100-CPU-tt3648046.html
>> Best regards
>> Janko
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> *Nicholas Moore*
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Janko Mivšek
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