postgresql has grown to the most beloved database in the rails community. so as more and more rails developers start using it the more common mistakes get made. today i want to give some general advice to follow when using postgresql in a rails app.
as redis has become the number one contender for memcaches throne of key-value storage engines. it deserves a closer look why so many rails developers are flocking to it. redis has a set of commands and functions that enable endless possibilities to those creative enough to use them in a new way. today i want […]
here at rapidrabbit we deliver many 1,000 requests per second. doing this while only using a handful of servers and ruby on rails we employ very clever caching using redis and nginx. once the cache is written, it is directly accessed by nginx via a module, which makes it around 500-2,000 times faster than any […]