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Development was the easy part (RubyNation 2015)

by André Arko

Published June 12, 2015 in Technology

As developers, we spend our time in development environments, but our users only see our code in production. The differences between development and production can be extremely surprising, and surprises are bad when your users and revenue are at stake. I'll talk about the most common surprises of production environments, including metrics, networks, hardware, and data stores. By the end of the talk, you'll know how to use your existing tools to monitor and even improve your production environment, as well as gotchas to watch out for.