[Haskell-cafe] Haskell on a VPS

John Van Enk vanenkj at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 11:46:27 EDT 2009

It's a synchronization node for my VPN application written in Haskell.
All it has to do is catch UDP packets, and keep a teeny tiny amount of
state. I just don't have the resources to host that my self in a
reliable way.

On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 11:44 AM, Anton van
Straaten<anton at appsolutions.com> wrote:
> 3MB?  You're going to host "Hello World" on a VPS?  ;)
> John Van Enk wrote:
>> Yeah, it crossed my mind, but since my application only uses 3MB of
>> memory in Linux, I think I'll be ok. :)
>> On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 11:38 AM, Anton van
>> Straaten<anton at appsolutions.com> wrote:
>>> John Van Enk wrote:
>>>> No, I just want to know if there are any gotchas in the typical VPS
>>>> setups that for some strange reason wouldn't like Haskell binaries. I
>>>> couldn't think of any, but I miss details some times.
>>> One detail you should check is that the VPS has enough memory for the
>>> Haskell applications you intend to run.  RAM tends to be the most
>>> constraining factor on cheaper VPSes, and Haskell apps aren't always the
>>> most lightweight users of RAM.  (At least, mine aren't.)
>>> Anton
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