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Speed up Rails with Nginx’s Reverse Proxy Cache

Nginx is a great web server for Rails apps, but did you know it also has powerful caching abilities? Here’s how to turn on reverse proxy caching in Nginx for an impressive performance boost.

May 2015

For Rails side projects, I still like to occasionally get hands-on with my own server infrastructure. In these cases NGINX makes a surprisingly versatile reverse-proxy that is easy to set up.