Forum: Ruby on Rails apache/lighttpd or apache with fcgid

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Adam D. (Guest)
on 2006-05-07 19:57
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I am trying to determine (from people's experience here) if there is a
benefit to proxying apache -> lighttpd -> rails instead of just using
apache
mod_fcgid -> rails.  I am having some concerns of the stability of the
fcgid
apache modules as well as the incredibly painful first connect issue
with
apache mod_fcgid.  Is the lighttpd fcgi more stable and mature than
apache ?

 Is there a performance hit (or gain) to sticking lighttpd in the middle
of
apache and rails?

 thanks
adam
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