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3 items tagged “fastcgi”


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


Django on Dreamhost: incomplete headers. Fix this problem on Dreamhost by renaming django.fcgi to dispatch.fcgi (they special-case for Rails users; Django users can tag along). # 17th December 2006, 9:36 am


Ruby on Rails and FastCGI: Scaling using processes instead of threads. Relates to the shared-nothing architecture. # 12th April 2005, 2:06 pm