mod_rails aka mod_rack aka mod_ruby

Adam Wiggins adam at
Sat Jun 7 06:29:09 MSD 2008

On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 6:42 AM, Michał Jaszczyk <jasiu85 at> wrote:
> 1) Do you think that making mod_ruby/mod_rack/mod_rails is a good idea?

My answer to this is: no, because a whole Ruby VM and application
stack are too much to mix together with the front-end webserver.  It's
the opposite of separation of concerns.  Nginx is lean, mean, and
awesome precisely because it doesn't try to do this sort of thing.

It just so happens that this is the argument I made in my Railsconf
talk about Nginx:


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