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May 24, 2019

Django deployment on Dokku

After recently having migrated all our Django apps from a dedicated server to Dokku, we are sharing our experience in this post.


Dokku is Platform As A Service (PaaS) solution you can host on your own server. It is similar to Heroku but self-hosted. They share the same buildpacks used to build applications.

Installation is pretty straightforward and well explained on the official documentation. In this tutorial we assume ...

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Sep 10, 2013

Django deployement : ubuntu, upstart, nginx, gunicorn and virtualenvwrapper


Previously my stack of choice for deploying django apps was apache + mod_wsgi. Recently I had to move the website you are currently reading to a new server. I took this opportunity to consider moving to a new stack. Here is my feedback and an in-depth guide on how to do it yourself.

I had often been told about ngnix, his low memory footprint and his high concurrency model so ...

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