[Mongrel] Mongrel + Lighttpd

Pete DeLaurentis pete at nextengine.com
Mon Dec 17 22:31:32 EST 2007


Hi Dave and Ezra,

Thanks for the advice.  Time to start reading up on Nginx and X- 
Accell-Redirect...

Cheers,
Pete

On Dec 17, 2007, at 6:23 PM, Dave Cheney wrote:

> We ditched apache for nginx (didn't consider lighttpd as the ruby guys
> on the team said the rails community had move away from it) and can't
> recommend it highly enough.
>
> nginx has sendfile support, its slightly different to xsendfile,
>
> http://blog.kovyrin.net/2006/11/01/nginx-x-accel-redirect-php-rails/
>
> Cheers
>
> Dave
>
>
> 	Nginx works much better then lighttpd for proxying to mongrels. Nginx
> has X-Accell-Redirect which is basically same thing as X-Send_file.
>
> Cheers-
> - Ezra Zygmuntowicz
> -- Founder & Software Architect
> -- ezra at engineyard.com
> -- EngineYard.com

> On 18/12/2007, at 12:42 PM, Pete DeLaurentis wrote:
>
>>
>> 2. I'm also considering nginx and wanted to see if anyone recommended
>> using this with Mongrel in a production environment.  For me, a
>> crucial capability is X-Sendfile (or something similiar).
>
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