[Mongrel] memory issues -- mongrel part of the problem?

Vishnu Gopal g.vishnu at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 00:45:40 EST 2006

A quick question (since answers to all such threads is to offload
tasks to backgroundrb): If I set load_rails to true in backgroundrb
configuration, does that hurt things? [are some mongrel threads
involved & blocking then?]


On 11/15/06, Zed A. Shaw <zedshaw at zedshaw.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Nov 2006 12:08:29 -0700
> "Clint Troxel" <clint at ctro.net> wrote:
> > the only interesting thing the application is doing is storing photos
> > in the database and resizing the photos on the way out using
> > mini_magick.  Once the photos are delivered once they are cached using
> > rails page caching (i'm positive the caching is working,
> > production.log says so).
> The #1 cause of problems when running Mongrel seems to be "I'm just doing <insert file store in database> with <insert image modification using RMagick>."  I'd look at a way to move that outside of rails with BackgrounDRb.
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