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Scaling Rails: Building Giant Websites Josh Schairbaum

Scaling Rails: Building Giant Websites

Josh Schairbaum

Published April 14th 2008
ISBN : 9781590599327
Paperback
300 pages
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In just a few short years, the Rails framework has won over legions of developers the world around and is changing the way all of us think about web application development. With such rapid adoption of Rails, its performance boundaries are constantlyMoreIn just a few short years, the Rails framework has won over legions of developers the world around and is changing the way all of us think about web application development. With such rapid adoption of Rails, its performance boundaries are constantly being tested with varying degrees of success, at times generating a great deal of controversy regarding the frameworks scaling capabilities. The fact is, Rails can scale- you just need to know how to do it properly. Scaling Rails: Building Giant Web Sites shows you not only how to tweak the Rails framework for maximum performance, but also how to both effectively prioritize your scaling needs and measure the adjustments for ROI purposes. Author Josh Schairbaum draws upon his extensive experience building Rails applications for Fortune 500 companies to show you how to squeeze every last drop of performance out of your data, web server, code, and even your deployment process by guiding you through the complete creation of a high-performance web application. What youll learn Scale your Rails applications and prioritize your scaling needs. Measure your scaling adjustments to determine what changes are making the most impact. Boost performance by tweaking your data, web server, code, and user interface. Who is this book for?Ruby and Rails developers seeking to create web sites capable of handling high traffic loads Related Titles from Apress Beginning Ruby: From Novice to Professional Beginning Ruby on Rails E-Commerce: From Novice to Professional Practical Ruby Gems Beginning Google Maps Applications with Rails and Ajax: From Novice to Professional