[Mongrel] MogileFS handler

Steven Hansen runner at berkeley.edu
Thu Nov 2 09:17:05 EST 2006


mod_xsendfile is pretty nice for serving files:

 http://celebnamer.celebworld.ws/stuff/mod_xsendfile/

Especially if you don't want to put all your files in the public directory.

-Steven

Philippe Jayet wrote:
> Hi,
>
>   
>> There is a mogile-fs client from robotcoop
>>
>> http://dev.robotcoop.com/Libraries/mogilefs/index.html
>>
>> that can be easily integrated with your Rails app.
>>     
>
> I'll definitely be using this library in my application. But I need some
> way to serve the MogileFS files (mainly images and audio files) and I
> don't want to use Rails for this. All the overhead is unnecessary.
>
> To serve the MogileFS files, Robot Co-op are using their
> webrick-high-performance server with a servlet for accessing MogileFS
> (through their mogilefs-client library). I think it would be easier in
> my setup to use Mongrel for this task.
>
> By the way, my setup is : Apache 2.2 load balancing requests to
> Mongrel/Rails. Another option would be to use Apache to serve the
> MogileFS files.
>
> Thanks for your help,
>
> Philippe
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