How can my Rails application possibly serve only 1.2 requests per second on a 2Ghz/2GB machine? If you didn’t read part 1 on benchmarking you may want to start there.
Sandhill Cranes, Bosque del Apache, NM, Feb 2004, ©2004 Thorsten von Eicken
Part 2: profiling
Before actually starting to profile the application, I looked at the log files. Here is a typical