Simon Willison’s Weblog

Items tagged rails in Jul, 2007

Filters: Year: 2007 × Month: Jul × rails ×


Scale rails from one box to three, four and five. Excellent, concise run-down of what it takes to scale a web application. Most of the advice is easily portable to other frameworks. # 30th July 2007, 1:40 pm

Disambiguated URLs with Ruby on Rails. Using before_filter to remove trailing slashes and a few lines of lighttpd configuration to kill the www. # 24th July 2007, 3:18 pm

One App, One User Account and Multiple OpenIDs. Dr Nic on allowing many OpenIDs to be associated with a single account. # 22nd July 2007, 9:42 pm

Just what web server should be sitting in front of my Rails application? Includes some interesting notes about Varnish, PHK’s high performance, highly configurable front-end caching server (essentially a much more modern version of Squid). # 17th July 2007, 1:29 pm