I saw this on a forum for MODx (a CMS which seem very good, built on
standards, with clean XHTML/CSS, using PHP).
“RoR is a killer application, but is either a crusher when it comes to
memory usage or SQL usage. Even simple seeming things can kill a server
if it’s not dedicated to the application. In addition, RoR is much more
complex really than MODx if you’re not accustomed to programming in Ruby
… you’ve got to go through build sessions and so forth. Admittedly,
it’s not a difficult thing to pick up and ActiveRecord makes complex
things easy to accomplish. It’s very powerful. But the reality is that
they’re like comparing apples and oranges right now.”
I agree that it is comparing apples and oranges, but my concern is with
words “RoR — is either a crusher when it comes to memory usage or SQL
I have not seen anywhere that memory usage should be a problem for
Can anyone knowledgeable comment, please!
Here is a link to the forum entry: