nginx and thin installation and configuration

Install nginx server using following commandapt-get install nginxEdit nginx configuration and add server block inside html block. server {    listen       80;    server_name  boost;    root /home/sandip/rails_app/public;    location / {        proxy_set_header  X-Real-IP  $remote_addr;        proxy_set_header  X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for;        proxy_set_header Host $http_host;        proxy_redirect off;        if (-f $request_filename/index.html) {   … Continue reading nginx and thin installation and configuration

nginx passenger configuration for rails application

#user  nobody;user www-data;worker_processes  2;#error_log  logs/error.log;#error_log  logs/error.log  notice;#error_log  logs/error.log  info;#pid        logs/nginx.pid;events {    worker_connections  1024;}http {    passenger_root /var/lib/gems/1.8/gems/passenger-2.2.8;    passenger_ruby /usr/bin/ruby1.8;    passenger_max_pool_size 3;    include       mime.types;default_type  application/octet-stream;    #log_format  main  '$remote_addr - $remote_user [$time_local] "$request" '    #                  '$status $body_bytes_sent "$http_referer" '    #         … Continue reading nginx passenger configuration for rails application

Migrating Acemoney onto a different server with nginx+passenger

Acemoney is a hosted application built by us i.e. Josh Software. Currently, its hosted on a linode with nginx+thin configured. The problem here is that there are 3 thin servers which consume humongous 'stagnant' memory. We have decided to migrate to nginx+passenger so that we an control in greater detail the number of instances, the … Continue reading Migrating Acemoney onto a different server with nginx+passenger