static files @ 50 req a second. using nginx and 2 mongrels?

Frank Louwers frank at
Mon Feb 11 11:45:43 MSK 2008

On 11 Feb 2008, at 09:39, Bbq Plate wrote:

> hi,
> i have a static page about.html in my railsapp/public folder. when
> running a httperf, i am only getting around 50 requests a second.
> shouldnt it be a few hundred per second?

Yes, it should be way higher. Do you have configured your nginx to  
serve the statics, or are the mongrels serving them? Mongrel isn't  
good at serving static conent, use nginx for that.

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