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Rails in the Large:How We're Developing the Largest Rails Project in the World

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May 6, 2009 9:50 AM

Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas, NV

While others have been debating whether Rails can scale to enterprise levels, we’ve been demonstrating it. ThoughtWorks is running one of the largest Rails projects in the world, for an “Enterprise”. This session discusses tactics, techniques, best practices, and other things we’ve learned from scaling rails development. We discuss infrastructure, testing, messaging, optimization, performance, and the results of lots of lessons learned, including killer rock-scissors-paper tricks to help get you out of babysitting the view tests!

Speaker interview with Neal Ford and Paul Gross

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