[Freeswitch-users] help with mod_conference stability

Niall Crosby niall.crosby at gmail.com
Thu May 14 10:37:43 PDT 2009

How would using the mod_event_socket compare to lua / javascript with
regards performance and scaling? (ignoring the client side of the
socket, just the Freeswitch side). Is there any performance issues to
placing a call into conference using with callflow from the


2009/5/14 Brian West <brian at freeswitch.org>:
> Its obvious if you look at the size of the JS VM vs the lua VM.. it would
> clearly scale better not needing megs and megs of ram per call vs about
> 160kb for lua.  Lua took about 20 min to learn and about an hour to get the
> finer points down.
> /b
> On May 14, 2009, at 12:24 PM, Stephen Crosby wrote:
> I keep hearing that lua is lighter weight / more scalable than javascript.
> I'd love to see some data that shows how big the difference really is. I
> could port all my scripts from javascript to lua, but it would require a lot
> of overhead (me learning lua + actually porting the scripts). I want to know
> how much benefit there really is to that.
> Brian West
> brian at freeswitch.org
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