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In linux/unix, almost everything is a file. Unicorn simply listens on a socket instead of a TCP port.
I'd like to know this as well. It's not clear without diving into the source whether there will be serious issues if the copycopter server goes down.
One thing I noted when trying to implement datatables with server-side processing is that the SQL queries on search aren't as fuzzy as the default datatables search function. If you're going server-side, definitely check out other search solutions.