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Scott Easing into Rails Deployment with Mongrel

Like the good [Rails] book says, Apache plus FastCGI is the way to go. Or is it?

It’s been a while since I’ve been free to work on ListFinity, just recently I was able to start addressing the question of deployment: How can I get my Rails application running on a local server, in “stable” production mode while I tinker away separately on the development version?

Of course I had to start by following my Rails book’s advice.

The much-touted solution of Apache plus FastCGI required, well, getting Apache running. Okay, done. Then CGI- check. Then Rails with CGI on Apache… wow we’re losing altitude quickly.

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