I’m interested to see what people can say about this too with because
I’m currently doing the same kind of choice.
I’ve setup Lighttpd 1.4.10a from Kevin’s site and I’ve tested it with
Mongrel and SCGI rails runner (both from Zed) Lighttpd does the static
side of the site (i.e. anything that start with images, stylesheets,
etc…) and Mongrel or SCGI does the Rails part.
I’ve tested with Jmeter and I get the same result with both setup,
however I dont understand why Jmeters tells me it needs in average 5
seconds to reach my page (with 20 threads running) while the rails
logs tells me it render pages in 0.25 seconds to 0.5 seconds at
I’m about to test with apache to see if I see a difference