I have a VPS account with 256MB guaranteed RAM.
I am running it as Apache1.3 -> Pen -> mongrel_cluster (with 2 mongrel
“top” shows 2 “ruby” instances (I guess for both of the mongrel
servers), each weighing in at about 25MB. Does that sound about right?
If you are using 2 mongrel servers per client app, does that mean that
each RoR app needs 50MB+ dedicated RAM?
Just curious because someone was saying that they can fit alot more
clients per VPS account writing their apps in PHP. Personally the
benefits of RoR far outweigh squeezing more clients onto each web
server, but nevertheless - I was hoping to be able to respond
intelligently, so please fill me in!
Are these unavoidable memory requirements for Rails apps, or is this a