Unicorn is an HTTP server for Rack applications designed to only serve fast clients on low-latency, high-bandwidth connections and take advantage of features in Unix/Unix-like kernels. http://unicorn.bogomips.org/

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Unicorn installation error on Debian 5

I am running ruby1.9 on Debian 5, and did not manage to install 'unicorn' with rubygems. I got this error and do not really know how to solve it. Do you have any idea of the possible root cause ? ...
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Nginx and unicorn

I have 2 aplications, each one running on unicorn. I'd like to use nginx as a front end for each of those application. For each nginx / unicorn pair I would then use a dedicated unix socket. To do so, ...
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Monitoring slow nginx/unicorn requests

I'm currently using Nginx to proxy requests to a Unicorn server running a Sinatra application. The application only has a couple of routes defined, those of which make fairly simple (non costly) ...
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Where does Varnish usually go in a Rails web stack?

I have a production Rails application deployed on Unicorn with nginx in front for static file serving. I now need some features of Varnish and I'm wondering how to introduce it. Some people put ...
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Unicorn Worker Pool going idle and slowing down a lot after a period of time

I'm running Teambox community edition on an Ubuntu Server machine, with 600Mhz and 358MB of RAM. I know it's not much and that's probably the cause of all the trouble I'm having, but maybe someone ...
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Apache proxying to Unicorn server times out, how to avoid?

I have a Teambox installation running on Unicorn, and the latter sometimes times out after 30 seconds. The idea of this configuration would be for Apache to wait until the Unicorn master server sends ...
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Unicorn 3.3.1 and Rack 1.1.0 issues?

I'm upgrading from the Ruby Enterprise Edition 1.8.6 to the latest 1.8.7 version with Unicorn to facilitate an upgrade to Rails 2.3.10, and am running into some issues. Should I uninstall the older ...
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Elastic Load Balancer & SSL termination

I am setting up a Rails app on AWS that: 1) all traffic must be ssl encrypted 2) will highly fluctuate in the amount of traffic on a weekly basis 3) will by maintained by someone that is a stronger ...
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Unicorn 3 throwing tons of errors (Rails 3.0.3, Unicorn 3.0)

I just tried to upgrade to Unicorn 3.0. I changed my Gemfile and did a bundle install. When restarting my Unicorn I got tons of errors beginning with: Unhandled listen loop exception ...
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How do I fix Nginx config to work with multiple hosts of Unicorn?

I have no problem instantiating multiple instances of unicorn on different unix sockets and ports. Works fine if I do url:port. My problem comes in correctly formatting nginx.conf to allow multipe ...
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Rails 3 shows 404 error instead of index.html (nginx + unicorn)

I have an index.html in public/ that should be loading by default but instead I get a 404 error when I try to access http://example.com/ The page you were looking for doesn't exist. You may ...
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Ruby: Does it make sense to use REE with Unicorn?

I am trying to figure out the optimal server stack for running Rails. As of now, nginx + unicorn seems to be the best approach. However, some folks have suggested running the REE interpreter instead ...