redmine + rails + nginx

Guy Naor guy at
Tue Apr 28 21:41:12 MSD 2009


I didn't say it's better - it's EASIER. The reason it's easier is that 
the mod_rails module is the one that actually manages the backend. That 
means two major things:

1. You don't need to use mongrel_cluster or a FastCGI launcher
2. When the app die for some reason, the module will handle the 
relaunching for you. This eliminate the need for something like monit or 
a fastcgi spawner process.

There are also some other advantages like memory usage if you use Ruby 
Enterprise Edition, but that's a different story. It does comes with a 
global queue support (similar to what the EY balancer does).



Edho P Arief wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 10:36 PM, Guy Naor <guy at> wrote:
>> Or if you are more adventurous try the new mod_rails for nginx. My tests
>> show it to be stable and fast, and though my production sites use mongrel,
>> it is sure easier to manage mod_rails.
>> Guy.
> can you please enlighten me on this one?
> how exactly is this easier? I've read several information on this but
> still don't get why this method is better.

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