5 Question Interview with Twitter Developer Alex Payne

















Running on Rails has forced us to deal with scaling issues – issues that any growing site eventually contends with – far sooner than I think we would on another framework… The common wisdom in the Rails community at this time is that scaling Rails is a matter of cost: just throw more CPUs at it. The problem































is that more instances of Rails means more requests to your database.—5 Question Interview with Twitter Developer Alex Payne