Benefits of front-end vs. direct serving

Cliff Wells cliff at
Thu Apr 3 08:03:59 MSD 2008

On Thu, 2008-04-03 at 05:30 +0200, Mihir Joshi wrote:
> It's good to know then that my decision to not install Apache was not 
> wrong.
> A few tutorials/articles for Django & Nginx I've seen appear to run 
> Nginx as a front-end server to Apache, which made me wonder if that was 
> indeed the way to go.

There are several ways to run Django behind Nginx.  You can run it as a
FastCGI or proxy to it using CherryPy's wsgiserver.  Probably you just
don't know the right search terms:


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