Hunchentoot behind a proxy server

Having a lightweight http server (in this case Nginx) proxy request to Hunchentoot offers some advantages over letting Hunchentoot speak directly to the web:

  1. You can have nginx serve all the static files for you app, this way serving them faster while freeing lisp process for generating only dinamic content.
  2. You can take advantage of nginx caching strategies.
  3. You can use nginx for load-balancing.

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