[Mongrel] balancer://mongrel_cluster

Jarkko Laine jarkko at jlaine.net
Tue Sep 5 04:13:33 EDT 2006

On 5.9.2006, at 10.46, Kris Leech wrote:

> hemant wrote:
>> Somebody asked similar question earlier i guess...why run multiple
>> instances of mongrel..when it is threaded?
>> The simple answer is...ruby threads are not native threads.And
>> hence..all the ruby threads are running your current interpretor.
> So Mongrel is threaded but can't process concurrent requests so  
> requires
> multiple instances...
> Am I getting that right?

Yes, just like you would have multiple fcgi processes running.  
However, you can get away quite nicely with just one mongrel if your  
load is not huge and you don't serve big files with that mongrel  


Jarkko Laine

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