> Use a CDN and cache static content forever -- and rarely hit your serve.
> In the end, each "page view" should only be one request to your mod_perl
> server anyway.
> My site uses all defined headers to encourage proxies and browsers to cache
> files. The performance of a site is the cross-product of all of the things
> that it does to improve performance.
By the way,
You might also want to look at something like S3 to server your static
content. If you are low traffic (with potential spikes) then it will be
much cheaper than a "real" CDN.