[Mongrel] Determining ideal number of Mongrels for an app?

Wayne E. Seguin wayneeseguin at gmail.com
Wed Nov 29 10:08:38 EST 2006


On Nov 28, 2006, at 15:49 , Zed A. Shaw wrote:
> Many folks pointed you at the semi-official tuning documentation.   
> 20 is totally over kill and will hurt you more than you know.  I  
> find it's about 2-4/CPU depending on the amount of ram you have and  
> the speed of your CPU.  BUT YOU SHOULD TUNE EVERY APP EVERY TIME NO  
> MATTER WHAT YOU CHANGED.  Don't believe anything as gospel, always  
> test it yourself.

Zed,

Do dual-core chips count as two CPU's for this calculation?

Also what is the recommended amount of ram per mongrel process or per  
CPU based on your experience?

Thanks,
	~Wayne



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