[Mongrel] How many mongrel servers should I run in my cluster?

Jason A. Hoffman jason at joyent.com
Sun Sep 3 15:22:36 EDT 2006


So you'll be limited by what Apache will put through.

Just remember too that if you're not CPU or memory bound yet, or  
doing as much database as possible, you can always put in more  
apache's and do poor man's load balancing across those with DNS.

- J


On Sep 3, 2006, at 12:14 PM, Jared Brown wrote:

> Haha, yea tell me about it.
> Unfortunately this is how things have worked out.
>
> BTW: The cluster is load balanced using the mod proxy balancer in  
> Apache 2.2.2
>
>
> On 9/3/06, Zed Shaw <zedshaw at zedshaw.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-09-03 at 13:40 -0400, Jared Brown wrote:
> > The company I work for is launching a new web site tomorrow.
> > News of our launch will be published in major publications  
> throughout
> > the week so I want to make sure we are prepared for the load.
> >
>
> Freshly minted docs on that very subject:
>
> http://mongrel.rubyforge.org/docs/how_many_mongrels.html
>
> And you get a FAQ question too.
>
> Let me know how that works for you.
>
> BTW, waiting until the day before your deployment to set things up  
> is a
> really bad idea.  You usually want to be doing this quite  
> frequently and
> practicing doing it from scratch for at least a week before your real
> deployment.
>
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