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36 items tagged “apache”


mod_proxy_balancer gets a thumbs up. Chris Miles explains mod_proxy_balance’s hot spare feature. nginx doesn’t appear to support this, unless I’ve missed something in the documentation.

# 20th July 2007, 5:44 pm / apache, chris-miles, modproxybalance, nginx

modwsgi. Apache module (written in C) for hosting Python WSGI applications, no mod_python required. Includes Django integration instructions. Has anyone tried this out?

# 14th April 2007, 9:48 am / apache, django, python, wsgi

Stupid what I want!

Look for a header called X-Forwarded-For, but be sure to read this first.

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mod_python: Expat Causing Apache Crash. We ran in to this problem today.

# 27th March 2007, 11:49 am / apache, django, expat, modpython

Quick Django Benching. Django under Apache/mod_python outperforms nginx/FastCGI and LightTPD/FastCGI once you ramp up the concurrency levels. My setup for this site (Apache/mod_python behind an nginx proxy, with nginx handling static files) should give the best of both worlds.

# 17th February 2007, 4:56 pm / apache, deployment, django, fastcgi, lighttpd, modpython, nginx


DHS Funding Open Source Security. Paying for “source code analysis technology” coverage of Linux, Apache, PostgreSQL and more.

# 17th January 2006, 10:18 pm / apache, dhs, linux, open-source, postgresql, security