Benefits of front-end vs. direct serving

Igor Sysoev is at
Thu Apr 3 11:16:50 MSD 2008

On Thu, Apr 03, 2008 at 01:33:15AM +0200, Mihir Joshi wrote:

> What are the benefits of running Nginx as a front-end for Apache vs.
> running PHP, Django, etc via FastCGI directly with Nginx?
> Especially in terms of a VPS limited to 256MB - 512MB of RAM.

I can not say about Django, etc., but I think PHP is more controllable
inside Apache than as FastCGI server. However, you also may try to use these

At my job we use Apache/mod_perl.

Igor Sysoev

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