This heavy tome of wisdom will guide you, keystroke by keystroke, through configuring a mod_wsgi, Postgres, memcached, Django server on Ubuntu Intrepid. Written for a complete command line beginner, but hopefully useful to everyone (I know I'll have to refer to it to remember how to add additional domains to my server as well ;).
I've been thinking a bit more about all the various deployment options for Django, and more specifically how the variety of options can be a bit bewildering for those who haven't setup a server before. Here is a picture-assisted guide to the distinctions between single and multi server architectures.
In this post I briefly discuss the (questionably) novel aspects of the new Sisyphus blog engine which hosts this blog.
Upon posting my first dream server setup, it became apparent that it was less dreamy than I had thought. This article is a reworking of the earlier post, but using nginx as a frontend to an Apache2 backend. Rather than... Apache2 as a frontend to Lighttpd. It has also been pared down a bit, removing the security topics (it didn't cover them well anyway). And its more concise, as in its very much unlike this description.
This is a short overview of how I used Nginx to redirect from content on my old WordPress blog to my new Django blog. (New purely in a relative sense.)
Here is a first for my blog: an experiment conducted using something approaching the scientific method. In other ways it wasn't a first for my blog, because it was essentially a complete failure. Damn it.
Software engineer, technical leader, sci-fi reader, and so on. Born in NC, living in SF, and glad to grab a coffee.