Category Archives: ruby on rails

zlib.dll not found when installing the current ruby-win32

Missing libraries zlib.dll not found After downloading the latest win32-releases of ruby i was greeted with two error messages, SSLEAY32.dll not found and zlib.dll not found. The SSL library is kinda optional (gem, etc basicly work without it), but zlib … Continue reading

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a thin god

Nothing spirtual here, but the cool monitoring framework god together with thin. You’ve probably read a lot of benchmarks about thin, but whats the fastest webserver when you can’t ensure they are up and running ? Right here is where … Continue reading

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How many Thin server instances are best ?

I wondered about how many parallel thin you need to get the optimal throughput. I often saw values from 3 to 10 servers in different configuration examples around the net. Time to get some real numbers. To get a meaningful … Continue reading

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Thin + Nginx with Rails

Recently i’ve been playing around with xen and different hosting solutions, and i was wondering about lightweight, yet performant replacements for the usual apache + mod_fcgi + dispatcher stack. I did toy around with nginx before, together with mongrel with … Continue reading

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