RailsLab Scaling Rails: Episode #9 - Taylor Weibley & Databases

Posted in Development, Frameworks, Databases, Project Management on March 22, 2009

Taylor Weibley is the director of support at Engine Yard, where he’s seen plenty of poorly scaling Rails applications.  In this first interview he lets us know about three things we can do today to help our application performance.  After his interview I go through some common ways to Scale your Database layer.

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Tags: Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, Scalability, caching, eCommerce, database, RailsLab, Capacity Planning, Scaling Rails, Cache Expiration, Agile Development