[Mongrel] Multiple mongrels for one app

Jarkko Laine jarkko at jlaine.net
Tue Aug 22 12:01:39 EDT 2006


On 22.8.2006, at 18.47, hax wrote:

> Hi mongrel-users,
>
> This is my first post, so I'm not sure if it's been asked before, but
> I can't find an answer anywhere.
>
> If I have one rails application running, one processor I'm running it
> on, and mongrel is multi-threaded, why should I have more than one
> mongrel running?
>
> Everyone seems to agree on 3-5 mongrels per rails app, but why?

Rails is not threadsafe.

http://rubyforge.org/pipermail/mongrel-users/2006-August/000930.html

//jarkko

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