Forum: Ruby on Rails Recommended Hardware for Ruby Setup

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northband (Guest)
on 2007-01-29 19:29
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Hi all,

I would like to put together a hosting setup for a rails site.  I am
expecting 300,000 page views a day ranging from static content to more
db intense inventory results pages.  I am planning 1 MySQL server, 2
Mongrel App servers, and 1 Apache web server (to front my setup).

My questions are:
1) Which OS's are recommended?  I was thinking FreeBSD or a linux
dist.
2) What kind of hardware would be best for my setup?  Beefy web and db
servers and lighter mongrels etc...?

Grateful for any help.

-northband
Richard L. (Guest)
on 2007-01-29 19:57
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Check out the setup Robot Co-op has
http://www.robotcoop.com/articles/2006/10/10/the-s...
that-runs-our-sites
Richard L. (Guest)
on 2007-01-29 20:34
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Url was cut off try this
http://tinyurl.com/2rwqm3
northband (Guest)
on 2007-01-30 14:52
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Great thanks.  I am going to cluster some machines this week to
experiment.  Got a pile of crappy PIII's to test on.

-Northband
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