RailsLab Master's Interviews: Greg Nokes, Lead Technical Account Manager, Engine Yard

Posted in Databases, Project Management on March 22, 2009

Greg Nokes brings more than 3 years of Rails experience to bear to help dozens of Engine Yard’s Rails users every week with application configuration, deployment and performance issues. He has probably seen it all when it comes to Rails performance. We asked Greg to share his observations on a number of topics including: What should eCommerce app developers especially focus on? What should User Generated Content app developers especially focus on? When should I consider adding hosts or upgrading hardware? What database suggestions do you have for non-DBA’s? Check it out!

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Tags: Databases, Interview, caching, eCommerce, database, RailsLab, Capacity Planning, Scaling Rails, Cache Expiration, Agile Development