Unicorn iconUnicorn 4.8.2

Unix + LAN/localhost-only fork of Mongrel server
Unicorn is a fork of the Mongrel HTTP server and library, designed to run on LAN/localhost configurations.

Unicorn is an open source project.

Main features:

  • Designed for Rack, Unix, fast clients, and ease-of-debugging
  • Mostly written in Ruby, only the HTTP parser
  • Process management
  • Load balancing
  • Does not care if your application is thread-safe or not
  • Supports all Rack applications
  • Built-in reopening of all log files in your application via USR1 signal
  • nginx-style binary re-execution without losing connections
  • Can be used with copy-on-write-friendly memory management to save memory
  • Able to listen on multiple interfaces including UNIX sockets

last updated on:
February 6th, 2014, 7:40 GMT
developed by:
Eric Wong
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
ROOT \ Internet \ HTTP (WWW)


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What's New in This Release:
  • We close SELF_PIPE in the worker immediately, but signal handlers do not get setup immediately. So prevent workers from erroring out due to invalid SELF_PIPE.
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