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Why is setting Nginx as a reverse proxy a good idea?

I have a Django site running on Gunicorn with a reverse proxy through Nginx. Isn't Nginx just an extra unnecessary overhead? How does adding that on top of Gunicorn help?
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nginx+django serving static files

I have followed instruction for setting up django with nginx from the django wiki (https://code.djangoproject.com/wiki/DjangoAndNginx) and have nginx setup as follows (a few name changes to fit my ...
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Make mod_wsgi use python2.7.2 instead of python2.6?

i am running Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS and it came pre-packed with python2.6 but i need to replace it with python2.7.2. (The reason is simple, 2.7 has a lot of features backported from 3 ) i had ...
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How many processes should I specify in a WSGIDaemonProcess while running Django through mod_wsgi?

Let's say I have 2 sites(Superuser and Serverfault) running from their own Apache virtual host on one box. The 2 sites are powered by Django and are running on Apache with mod-wsgi. A typical ...
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How to integrate PHP forum system with new Django website

I'm just about to launch a new Django website (RedHat EL4, Apache 2.0.52, Django 1.1, mod_wsgi), transitioning from a basic static-html and php site. As it's currently configured, Django handles ...
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Why is Nginx more popular than lighttpd?

I'd like to use Lighttpd in production for serving Django apps but i see that these days Nginx is more and more popular. Why is that? I'm aware that in the past Lighttpd had memory leaks but isn't ...
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Which is best for Django? Lighttpd or Nginx? Or maybe something else? [closed]

Which of Lighttpd and Nginx is, basing on your experience, better suited for Django? I've used both and can hardly notice any difference at all, they just work fine... Are there any use cases when one ...
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How to view connected users to open vpn server?

I'm developing a web site for managing open vpn users with django framework. But I need to now is there any way to extract active users from open vpn? My server is running Ubuntu 12.04.
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HAProxy URL Introspection

I have an application where the URL of a request determines which server to forward the request to based on a memcache or database lookup. Currently, it is just round robin, but the state is only ...
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Deploying Django App with Nginx, Apache, mod_wsgi

I have a django app which can run locally using the standard development environment. I want to now move this to EC2 for production. The django documentation suggests running with apache and ...
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Apache : Map one virtualhost to a subdirectory of another virtualhost

I'm trying to map one virtual host to a subdirectory of another virtual host, something like this http://host2.com -> http://host1.com/host2. At this moment, whenever I go to http://host2.com it ...
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Apache mpm worker + wsgi Python/Django workers stuck

Our Apache+Django server has the problem that workers get stuck. It's an mpm worker model, and after some time, each process that serves some dozen worker threads has all its workers frozen: # ...
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Fine tuning Django Apache mod_wsgi

First off I am looking for some help setting up my Django and Apache settings to fine tune it for my site for the best performance cost effectiveness. Server info: Django 1.3 Webfacion server, 80mb ...
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my first “production” debian server configuration

I have been using Debian for a year, mostly as the distro for my internal company server. Now I am making a public e-commerce website and I am planning to use a dedicated Debian server at a datacenter ...
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Nginx - when tunnel the url redirects without port number

My problem is very similar to this: nginx proxy pass redirects ignore port I am using nginx 1.0.14. I want to be able to ssh-tunnel into my Django website, so I can work remotely. I've tested a ...
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How can Django/WSGI and PHP share / on Apache?

I have a server running an established PHP site, as well as some Django apps. Currently, a VirtualHost set up for PHP listens on port 80, and requests to certain directories are proxied to a ...
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How to configure ReviewBoard with mod_wsgi and Apache in non-root location

I'm trying to configure ReviewBoard on a Mac running OS X Leopard (10.5.8) with Python 2.5 and mod_wsgi 3.3 installed. I'm using sqlite and the standard Apache 2 that comes with OS X; the document ...
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How do I get Apache to run Python 2.7 rather than 2.5?

How do I get Apache to run 2.7 rather than 2.5? I'm configuring Apache to use mod_wsgi with Django and Python 2.7, but error logs show Apache is using Python 2.5.2 and can't find django.core.handlers....
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Setup CNAME for subdomain issue

I would setup for this: user go to test.example_site1.org test.example_org1.org it's a CNAME of test.example_org2.org user will see the page of test.example_org2.org On the example_org2.org server ...
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Apache2 server using a lot of CPU

The output of top Tasks: 68 total, 1 running, 67 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie Cpu(s): 96.0%us, 3.7%sy, 0.0%ni, 0.0%id, 0.0%wa, 0.0%hi, 0.3%si, 0.0%st Mem: 3840492k total, 1175776k ...
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Re: How can Django/WSGI and PHP share / on Apache?

in response to: How can Django/WSGI and PHP share / on Apache? Hello, could you please post the complete config file from /sites-available I am having a problem seems like rewrite engine redirects ...
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Django, nginx, FastCGI - running via unix sockets, permission problems

I've configured nginx to run django site via socket: fastcgi_pass unix:/tmp/django.socket; now I'm (manually) running ./manage.py runfcgi socket=/tmp/django.socket http request results in 502 ...
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Removing port from nginx redirect

I have a domain so www.mysite.com running app Django. In this server I created a Blog with WordPress. www.mysite.com/blog Nginx Django app: upstream django { server 127.0.0.1:8001; } server { ...
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Lighttpd redirect from www.domain.com to domain.com

I need to permanently redirect all www.domain.com to domain.com in Lighttpd. Here's relevant part of my lighttpd.conf: $HTTP["host"] =~ "^www\.domain\.com$" { url.redirect = ( "^/(.*)" =&...
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Python: ImportError: No module named os [closed]

error_log ... [Fri Sep 07 16:30:14 2012] [error] import os [Fri Sep 07 16:30:14 2012] [error] ImportError: No module named os -shell- [root@lts5srv1 home]# ldd /root/epd-5.1.0/bin/python ...
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Redirect with lighttpd and fastcgi on Django App

I have setup my lighttpd in a fashion which redirects all subdomains to my primary domain in following fashion * .domain.com -> domain.com. Unfortunately when i type in a subdomain such as www.domain....