Setting up Rails for Virtual Hosting?

Kurt Griffiths kurt.griffiths at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 11:16:13 MDT 2008


One more note - even if you use Passenger + Apache (because it *is* lovely)
for the rails app, you will still see significant performance benefits by
serving your static content (images, css, cached items) via Nginx.

On 4/23/08, Kurt Griffiths <kurt.griffiths at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I would highly recommend that you try Nginx. It is significantly faster
> than the other common servers we have tested at Sebo, both as a proxy and
> for serving static content directly.
>
> On 4/23/08, Steve Morrey <lists at itconsultingplus.com> wrote:
> >
> > <SNIP>
> > On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 4:03 PM, Carl Youngblood <carl at youngbloods.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> > Those instructions are quite old.  I would not recommend using
> > lighttpd.  Until recently, the setup of choice was to use some kind of
> > software-based load balancer (such as mod_proxy_balancer) in front of
> > a few mongrel instances, but now there is an easier way.  There is a
> > new apache module called passenger that is very easy to set up:
> >
> > http://www.modrails.com/
> >
> > </SNIP>
> >
> > Holy mother of pearl!
> > Thats awesome Carl, thanks!
> >
> >
> > Sincerely,
> > Steve
> >
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>
>
> --
> Kurt




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Kurt



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