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Is Ruby slow compared to php?

September 15, 2006

Like any good nerd, we’ve been experimenting with a little Ruby and Rails development – it is always good to try new things …

One thing we have noticed is that simple Ruby web apps (running on the same server,) are noticeably slower than PHP.

We installed fastcgi with apache 1.3 (took an hour to do) and are running simple web applications.

I will get into more detail in other post / articles.