RailsConf 2016: 5 Years of Scaling Rails to 80K RPS

RailsConf 2016: 5 Years of Scaling Rails to 80K RPS

Video: http://confreaks.tv/videos/railsconf2017-5-years-of-rails-scaling-to-80k-rps

Shopify has taken Rails through some of the world's largest sales: Superbowl, Celebrity Launches, and Black Friday. In this talk, we will go through the evolution of the Shopify infrastructure: from re-architecting and caching in 2012, sharding in 2013, and reducing the blast radius of every point of failure in 2014. To 2016, where we accomplished running our 325,000+ stores out of multiple datacenters. It'll be whirlwind tour of the lessons learned scaling one of the world's largest Rails deployments for half a decade.

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Simon Hørup Eskildsen

April 27, 2017
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