In my previous post I showed you how to compile and install mono and get your MVC site up running using the development web server xsp4. The next step is to serve your site using a real web server, my choice is nginx. First, we need a configuration file for the nginx site. If you [...]
In this blog post I am going to show you how easy it is to create a new ASP.NET MVC site and deploy it on Linux/Mono. Step 1 – Create project Create a new ASP.NET MVC 3 project. Compile and run it.
MongoDB is one of the many free open source NoSQL databases that exist today. I wanted to try out how well the official drivers for C# worked when using Mono. On the MongoDB web site they have pre built binaries of MongoDB for almost every platform, i grabbed the 64 bit binary for OSX. No [...]
The workaround I tested a few weeks ago did not really solve my problem – actually it made it worse. The autorestart caused mono to hang and not restart at all, so my site stopped responding every 6th hour. I quickly had to disable this. Still I had the memory consumption problems. From various sources [...]
Lately I have been experiencing that the mod-mono-server2 process running on the server hosting the video upload web-service (I blogged about this in my last post) has been consuming a lot of memory. Once, it even reached the point where all memory (1.5GB) of the server was consumed and the Linux OOM-killer killed the mod-mono-server2 [...]
A few months ago my employer asked me if it would be possible to create a web service for encoding videos. I had been playing around with Amazon’s web services for a while, and it seemed like the perfect foundation for building this. I decided to build the backend in Python and use ffmpeg for [...]