[Mongrel] How do you use Mongrel?

Ed Hickey bassnode at gmail.com
Thu Sep 21 22:29:21 EDT 2006


Vishnu,
I'm curious to why you're using lighttpd and pound instead of just pound?  I
don't know much about either so the answer might be obvious.

ed


On 9/21/06, Vishnu Gopal <g.vishnu at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hey,
>
> We use the following elements for our deployment:
>
> 1. A hardware load balancer with two servers as backends, each running:
> 2. One lighttpd instance, routed to a pound acting as a load balancer,
> each with:
> 3. Two mongrel instances.
> 4. A monit process on each server monitoring pound, lighty & mongrel.
> 5. A separate database server with monit running on that too.
>
> In addition, adding Capistrano's cap stop and start_mongrel_cluster magic
> scripts to the way we deploy.
>
> Mongrel's been amazing.
> Vish
>
> On 9/21/06, Carl Lerche <carl.lerche at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Well, right now I use mongrel for deploying my live rails apps. Pretty
> > standard I guess. I've currently been using mongrel_cluster, but I
> > would like to eventually use some kind of process monitoring (monit?).
> > I have yet to really look into it though. The book really should cover
> > how to use mongrel with capistrano since it seems to be the "standard"
> > deployment method. I'm also working on an application that would
> > require to track bandwidth sent out per user (members upload files and
> > get x amount of MB of bandwidth a month). I'm thinking of writing a
> > mongrel handler and doing it like that, but I'm not sure if that's the
> > best way or not.
> >
> > -carl
> >
> > On 9/20/06, Matt Pelletier < matt at eastmedia.com> wrote:
> > > Hey folks,
> > >
> > > I'm working on the Mongrel book with Zed, and wanted to get some
> > > feedback from the core users (this list) about how they use Mongrel.
> > > That sounds a bit vague, but I'm interested in hearing things about
> > > frustrating problems / workaround, preferred configurations, if you
> > > have a particular way you set up / store your config files when
> > > developing / deploying an app, for those of you running multiple
> > > handlers, if you have had to deal with any subtle issues, if there
> > > were any gotchas you encountered along the way from the docs that
> > > could be fixed (in the docs) or improved, any tricks you figured out
> > > along the way, etc. Any info will be credited properly.
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance.
> > > Matt
> > >
> > > ===================
> > > Matt Pelletier
> > > EastMedia
> > > t. 212-967-4239
> > > f. 212-967-4257
> > > m. 917-902-2525
> > > w. www.eastmedia.com
> > >
> > >
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