Redis, Rails, and Resque - Background Job Bliss

Chris Wanstrath (GitHub)
Location: Ballroom II Level: Novice
Average rating: ***..
(3.96, 72 ratings)

Redis is fast. Rails is good. Resque is cheap. It’s a match made in heaven.

Learn how to use Resque with Rails, how GitHub processes background jobs, and why Redis makes it blissful.

We’ll compare Resque to other solutions, discuss design patterns, and review the plugins that add infrastructure.

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Chris Wanstrath


Chris Wanstrath is CEO and co-founder of GitHub, a site that makes it easier to build software with your co-workers, friends, or total strangers. A software developer himself, Chris is passionate about open source and the web.

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Rafael Magana
06/15/2010 5:54pm EDT

This guy speaks sooo fast, and for a person whose mother tongue is not english like me was very hard to follow him, but it worth it, I actually recorded the session, hehehe

Keith Norman
06/11/2010 12:48pm EDT

code examples and/or slides would have been pretty helpful to clarify some of the concepts, but great talk otherwise.

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Christopher Redinger
06/10/2010 5:58pm EDT

Blazingly fast. It was hard to keep up, but worth it.

Steve Agalloco
06/10/2010 11:05am EDT

Find the best parts of technology you like and use it as a model for your own. Awesome.

Lee Capps
06/09/2010 3:12pm EDT

I’d say CW talks too fast, but the talk was information-dense. I wouldn’t want to lose any of it.

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Bruce Bicknell
06/09/2010 10:48am EDT

If there were slides you couldn’t have followed this guy given how fast he was speaking. And you wouldn’t want to miss any of the good high value content this guy was providing. A transcript of this presentation would be an instant classic.

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Scott Smith
06/09/2010 8:37am EDT

In a community of people who talk fast, you are definitely the fastest I’ve found so far. You make it work. Thanks. I learned a bunch even tho you had no slides. Awesome.

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