Archive | nginx

14 April 2011 ~ Comments Off

Nginx and why you should be running it instead of, or at least in front of Apache

After 9 years of development, Nginx hit a milestone release this week when version 1.0.0 was released (on 12th April 2011). Despite only now reaching a 1.0 release, it is already in widespread use, powering a lot of high traffic websites and CDN’s and is very popular with developers in particular. With such a milestone [...]

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11 January 2011 ~ Comments Off

Migrating puppetmaster to unicorn+nginx from WEBrick

As a followup to my

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11 January 2011 ~ Comments Off

Migrating puppetmaster to unicorn+nginx from WEBrick

As a followup to my

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11 January 2011 ~ Comments Off

Puppet+Nginx+Unicorn

This page should outline how to set up puppet behind and nginx proxy with a unicorn ruby webserver to replace the default WEBrick. The purpose of doing this is to firstly speed up puppet’s file access and script running and then to proxy it so that ngi…

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11 January 2011 ~ Comments Off

Puppet+Nginx+Unicorn

This page should outline how to set up puppet behind and nginx proxy with a unicorn ruby webserver to replace the default WEBrick. The purpose of doing this is to firstly speed up puppet’s file access and script running and then to proxy it so that ngi…

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21 March 2010 ~ Comments Off

Masterzen’s Blog 2010-03-21 15:56:58

Puppet really shines at configuration management, but there are some things it is not good at, for instance file sourcing of large files, or managing deep hierarchies.

Fortunately, most of this efficiency issues will be addressed in a subsequent major…

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21 March 2010 ~ Comments Off

More Puppet Offloading

Puppet really shines at configuration management, but there are some things it is not good at, for instance file sourcing of large files, or managing deep hierarchies. Fortunately, most of this efficiency issues will be addressed in a subsequent major version (thanks to some of my patches and other refactorings). Meanwhile it is interesting to [...]

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22 February 2010 ~ Comments Off

When puppet meets nginx

At $WORK I started using Nginx a while ago, first as a front end to my mongrel instances for puppet. Recently I began to use it for one of its most know features : reverse proxy (and caching too). Of course this work had to be puppetized !
This is a summary of what I’ve done [...]

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28 January 2010 ~ Comments Off

Masterzen’s Blog 2010-01-28 21:43:33

As every reader of this blog certainly know, I’m a big fan of Puppet, using it in production on Days of Wonder servers, up to the point I used to contribute regularly bug fixes and new features (not that I stopped, it’s just that my spare t…

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28 January 2010 ~ Comments Off

Puppet Memory Usage – not a fatality

As every reader of this blog certainly know, I’m a big fan of Puppet, using it in production on Days of Wonder servers, up to the point I used to contribute regularly bug fixes and new features (not that I stopped, it’s just that my spare time is a scarce resource nowadays). Still, I think [...]

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