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nginx paired with python
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Why not link containers?

In larger deployments, it's harder to tightly couple an application container with it's nginx configs and make sure that they are always 100% paired together. This does not replace a normal upstream proxy, but this is intended to run in front of say, uwsgi or gunicorn.

How to use this image

Create a Dockerfile in your Python app project

FROM disqus/nginx:python2-onbuild

If you need to override your own nginx config files, you can COPY them in

FROM disqus/nginx:python2-onbuild
COPY nginx/nginx.conf /etc/nginx/nginx.conf
COPY nginx/conf.d/ /etc/nginx/conf.d/
COPY nginx/sites-enabled/ /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/

These images include multiple ONBUILD triggers, which should be all you need to bootstrap most applications. The build will COPY a requirements.txt file, RUN pip install on said file, copy the current directory into /usr/src/app, then run wsgi.py with uwsgi.

You can then build and run the Docker image:

docker build -t my-python-app .
docker run -it --rm --name my-running-app my-python-app

Image Variants

The disqus/nginx images come in many flavors, each designed for a specific use case.

`disqus/nginx:python<version>

This image is a mashup of nginx + python:<version>, meant for running python based applications behind a tightly coupled nginx.

`disqus/nginx:python<version>-onbuild

This image makes deploying a python application behind nginx much easier. It works identically to the python:onbuild images, but also hooks up uwsgi/nginx for you. If your project includes a wsgi.py file in the root, this image will run that with uwsgi and drops an nginx config that will uwsgi_pass to it.

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