[Mongrel] Deployement options

Zed A. Shaw zedshaw at zedshaw.com
Tue Feb 27 10:10:03 EST 2007

On Tue, 27 Feb 2007 06:48:21 +0100 (CET)
tom wang <tomawng at yahoo.fr> wrote:

> After reading the digital shortcut and the
> documentation on the web site I'm confused.
> Which one should I use? pen, balance or nginx ?
> I don't want to use a behemoth like appache and ssl is
> not needed so it reduces my choice to those three
> only....

I'd go with nginx since it's about as difficult to compile and install
as pen and balance, and isn't too hard to configure.
> What are the pros and cons of each? I don't have much
> money, so the less ressources I use the better it is
> for me....
> As an additional question, how far would a one server
> configuration get me? I'm going to be serving a lot of
> pictures and have some simple treatment of photos
> (resizing and such)

You can't know until you try.  Just start off with one server, then add
as you need.

Zed A. Shaw, MUDCRAP-CE Master Black Belt Sifu
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