Location: Portland Ballroom 253 Audience level: Novice
Rails is undeniably the fastest path from idea to implementation for web applications, all the more so due to its increasing accessibility to even the most neophyte programmers. This in turn has increased the number of web apps for which scalability is an afterthought, if it’s addressed at all.
What’s the right approach to scalability? Which fundamentals should always be observed? Which ones seem to be ignored most often, and at what cost? Can (and should) any of these be solved within Rails?
We’ll answer all these and more, and hopefully provide a good set of guidelines for building scalable Ruby-on-Rails applications.
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