Metrics-Powered Ruby/Rails Performance

A session at CodeMash 2012

Thursday 12th January, 2012

3:35pm to 4:35pm (EST)

Ruby can't scale. Tell that to LivingSocial, GroupOn, Gowalla, Sony, and the rest of our community pushing millions of requests per day. Scaling an application isn't about piling up hardware and dropping in the newest database fad, it's the combination of design and refinement.

In this session, we'll look at refining Ruby code using tools to:

  • Measure memory and object allocation
  • Find CPU-intensive hotspots
  • Isolate data-store bottlenecks
  • Evaluate code complexity

This is not about info-porn. It's about finding the 1% of your code that, through optimization, can dramatically improve performance.

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Jeff Casimir

Principal at Jumpstart Lab where I teach Ruby, Rails, and related technologies. bio from Twitter

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