[Mongrel] Mongrel and Memory usage.
bk at benjaminkrause.com
Tue Sep 4 03:27:59 EDT 2007
> I am using mongrel for a long time... But just now I see a problem.
> I am running 3 instances using mongrel_cluster and nginx as a
> reverse proxy. When I start the cluster I have a memory usage of
> 20MB per instance... In the end of the day this usage is something
> about 230MB for each instance. It should be a memory leak?
This is most probably a memory leak, but not necessarily a mongrel
You should check your app with bleak_house or any other memory
profiling tool to see, where the leak comes from. I had the same
problem and the leak was caused by ferret. Some native extensions
(like rmagick) might be the problem.
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