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Unicorn Config
# config/unicorn.rb
application = 'connections'
# Set environment to development unless something else is specified
env = ENV["RAILS_ENV"] || "development"
# See for complete
# documentation.
worker_processes 4
# listen on both a Unix domain socket and a TCP port,
# we use a shorter backlog for quicker failover when busy
listen "/tmp/#{application}.socket"
# Preload our app for more speed
preload_app true
# nuke workers after 30 seconds instead of 60 seconds (the default)
timeout 30
pid "/tmp/unicorn.#{application}.pid"
# Production specific settings
if env == "production"
# Help ensure your application will always spawn in the symlinked
# "current" directory that Capistrano sets up.
working_directory "/var/www/#{application}/current"
# feel free to point this anywhere accessible on the filesystem
user 'deployer'
shared_path = "/var/www/#{application}/shared"
stderr_path "#{shared_path}/log/unicorn.stderr.log"
stdout_path "#{shared_path}/log/unicorn.stdout.log"
before_fork do |server, worker|
# the following is highly recomended for Rails + "preload_app true"
# as there's no need for the master process to hold a connection
if defined?(ActiveRecord::Base)
# Before forking, kill the master process that belongs to the .oldbin PID.
# This enables 0 downtime deploys.
old_pid = "/tmp/unicorn.#{application}.pid.oldbin"
if File.exists?(old_pid) && != old_pid
rescue Errno::ENOENT, Errno::ESRCH
# someone else did our job for us
after_fork do |server, worker|
# the following is *required* for Rails + "preload_app true",
if defined?(ActiveRecord::Base)
# if preload_app is true, then you may also want to check and
# restart any other shared sockets/descriptors such as Memcached,
# and Redis. TokyoCabinet file handles are safe to reuse
# between any number of forked children (assuming your kernel
# correctly implements pread()/pwrite() system calls)
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