Screencast Nginx Basics Electives

  • Evan Machnic
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  1. Vadim said

    Thanks, a great intro, can't wait for series about the real fun with nginx

  2. Ender said

    great start.

  3. MrPepper said

    Can't wait for this series.

  4. Student #478317 said

    woooh. nc :D

  5. Jesus David Zapata Betancourth said

    Thank you. Nice intro. This will be enough to get started with Nginx.

  6. Alexandre said

    Looking forward to next videos. Would Unicorn be part of that series?

  7. Faculty

    Evan Machnic said


    Unicorn will be a part of episode two, though the internals of it aren't in the scope of the series.


  8. nio said

    emm,just a intro.

  9. Mallowigi said

    What makes it better than Apache? Apache has a lot of modules too...

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  11. Alexandre said

    Nice intro! MALLOWIGI asked a good question! Can you explain more about that? Is not easy to compare both but maybe you can give us a brief comparison : ) Tnks!

  12. Faculty

    Evan Machnic said


    One of the biggest differences is the architecture. Nginx is event-driven while Apache is process-driven. Nginx has one master process and multiple workers that wait to process based on events. Apache, at least in the original arch, would fork and create a new process to handle a new request. Nginx tends to be more performant with a lower memory footprint.

  13. Kirill Platonov said

    Thanks for vagrant. It's very useful for me!

  14. Jackoololoo said

    Thank you!

  15. Ankit Agrawal said

    thank you!

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In this new series, we'll talk about Nginx basics and how to make things work with your Rails app. We'll also review some customizations so you can get the most out of Nginx on Rails.

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