Forum: Ruby mod_ruby questions

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F05add2c1c1b613e8e318e9360eac5c2?d=identicon&s=25 Travis D Warlick Jr (Guest)
on 2007-07-08 17:26
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I'm looking into mod_ruby because the Apache+Mongrel combination that
I'm currently using seems to have big overhead and somewhat slow, but I
don't quite understand a few things:

1)  If I move from the Apache+Mongrel combination to Apache+mod_ruby,
will my overhead decrease?  Significantly? (definitions are up for

2)  Will I have to change any Ruby code?

3)  In regards to the "shared interpreter" problem: I run multiple Rails
apps on the same server; however, does this mean if I define constant A
in one app and then also in another app I will get errors and/or it will
be overriden?

Let me know if I need to clarify any question.  Also, feel free to voice
your opinions on the "best" Rails webserver setup (for shared hosting
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