The goal of this chapter is to understand why the Pedestal server was developed and why you’d use it (over Compojure). We also want to get a very basic Pedestal server website up and running.
In this chapter we assume the following:
You understand that rich web applications can exhaust web server resources if the server isn’t implemented properly.
You understand that by default the Ring framework under Compojure allocates a thread to each request.
Benefits include the following: ...