first hit after periods of inactivity is slow

Discussion in 'Ruby/Rails' started by cswilliams, Apr 8, 2007.

  1. cswilliams

    cswilliams Member

    I noticed that the first hit to my rails app after about 2-3 minutes of the server being completely idle takes about 5 seconds longer than subsequent hits. I read in other posts that this behavior is normal for the first hit when the webserver has just been turned on, but i have slowdown after periods of idle as well. I imagine this wouldn't be an issue once the server is under more load, but since it's just me using the server at the moment, I notice this slowdown alot. I was wondering if this is the normal behavior, or indicative of some other problem?

  2. mistwang

    mistwang LiteSpeed Staff

    That's normal.
    Please check the "Max Idle Time" under "Ruby" tab.

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