Re: [ruby-81] Dual-application access to a MySQL database...

From: Bess H.
Sent on: Friday, February 29, 2008 11:01 AM
WARNING: You're using the Ruby-based MySQL library that ships with Rails.
This library is not suited for production. Please install the C-based MySQL
library instead (gem install mysql).

-Sam.

Can someone explain why Ruby-based MySQL library is not suite for production?

On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 10:04 AM, Jim <[address removed]> wrote:
On 2/29/08 8:26 AM, Sam Pierson wrote:
>
> Re question 1:
>
> Yes the database engines can handle concurrency.
> For Rails, however, you need to add this to your environment.rb
>
> config.active_record.allow_concurrency = true

And it bears repeating that if you set this true, do *not* try to use
threading -- it will likely go bad for you. Also, if you're doing any
asynch processing, be very careful how you handle your db connections.

--j

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