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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I've played with Spread over the years. In my experience, it will not do what you want it to do. mod_log_spread is about all you should use it for. Leon
  • They used it for several years at Rent.com to make sure that uploaded images were copied to all of the webservers. I never had to work with it, but my impression was that it was somewhat finicky, but got the job done.

    I don't know if they're still using it.

    For most need to establish a shared state we used data in databases or caches using memcached. We ran into one major bug, a buffer overflow if your keys were too long. We handled that by taking an MD5 hash of the key we wanted to use, thereby guaranteei