[Mongrel] how many Mongrels?

Giles Bowkett gilesb at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 19:06:06 EDT 2007


Whoops. Found this:

http://mongrel.rubyforge.org/docs/how_many_mongrels.html

Sorry!

On 7/1/07, Giles Bowkett <gilesb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi - I've got a pretty popular Rails app on a Mongrel cluster with
> Apache and mod_proxy_balancer. How do I decide how many Mongrel
> servers to put in the cluster?
>
> I don't have stats for the number of requests hitting the server yet,
> but I should have that data soon. The server has 2GB of RAM and has to
> do a lot of work with RMagick, including generating and storing lots
> of images. My predecessors put all of the image storage on the
> filesystem, and I won't be able to change that right away.
>
> Any & all help massively appreciated.
>
> --
> Giles Bowkett
>
> Blog: http://gilesbowkett.blogspot.com
> Portfolio: http://www.gilesgoatboy.org
>


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