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    SitePoint Evangelist priti's Avatar
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    Advantage and disadvantage of PHP installed as apache module or as CGI

    Hello,

    Can some one explain me the advantage and disadvatage of installing PHP as CGI option or Apache module.I have google around and read some articles also but i was not able to understand clearly hope someone can better summarise in simple english :-)

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    Priti

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    There are some performance issues even when using FastCGI with PHP. Also when running as part of Apache, you can set certain PHP config values through htaccess. When running PHP as a CGI, that option is not open to you.


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