I'm happy to announce the winner of my Sidekiq Pro 1.0 license giveaway is Libin Pan, whose company already uses pretty heavily, having run billions of jobs through Sidekiq in the last year. Let's hear his story:
I work for Demandforce, a b2b marketing company, we help our client to identify the companies who visited their online.
We were using resque before, because of the nature of forking, the memory and compute power is a big cost for us. …
I announced Sidekiq Pro seven months ago and since then I've released 15 versions with both minor bugfixes and major new features.
Today I decided to pull the trigger and call it 1.0! I've moved the Sidekiq to the sidekiq repo for better visibility for all changelog users. Watsi , Litmus , Customer.io and Travis-CI are just a few of the companies that have upgraded to Pro.
…Rails 4to 2013 - The folks at Remarkable Labs are doing a daily series of notes on upgrading your apps.
The 12 Gems of Christmas - And Mike Perham is doing a series on rubygems that are worth knowing about.
Krypt - the Next - An ambitious attempt to replace of Cryptography in the ruby standard library.
* Mike Perham ( The Clymb ) - Asynchronous Programming for and Profit
*( ) - Real Time Salami
* Sarah Mei ( Pivotal Labs) - Theof Good Design
* Tom Lee ( *cough*) - Prototypes with Ruby &
The common theme of the conference was that the Ruby community is experiencing growing pains. The number of talks focusing on scaling, …
…processor (thinkon steroids) that's free and open source, but creator Mike Perham is now offering a commercial variant with extra features and support.
RubyConf 2013 Call for Proposals Open till October 31st
The conference itself is inbetween February 20-22, . Fancy a trip to the homeland of ?
7to Decompose Fat ActiveRecord Models …
Experienceddeveloper Mike Perham shares a handful of common mistakes he sees in most Rails apps.
How To Get 4x the Performance Out of with Unicorn
A look at usingand a to increase the number of processes that are handling requests when using Heroku.
Evented with Ruby
Getting Started with and Ruby on Rails
Fresh from the officialsite comes a guide to building …
-Heroku launches Postgres as a standalone database service.
-Amazon Web Service makes a few under-the-radar announcements.
-Carbon 5's Mike Perham discusses the right way to do configuration for Rails .
-And a friendly reminder to check out Aaron Peters' blog on why loading third party scripts async isn't good enough .
Five has been building state-of-the-art web applications for startups and large institutions since early 2000. Since their inception, they have focused on quality and value as the critical components of project success.
I spoke recently at2011 on some advanced topics in threading. What surprised me was …
Change change change I wholeheartedly agree with Mike Perham, please add a changelog to your project :
To me, a changelog is a brief overview of the changes in a version that is digestible by the end user. The key factor is that a changelog is not machine-generated but written by a project developer for the project's users.
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…and Mike Perham that pushed toward this goal. Rack/Fiber-Pool by Mike is a piece ofmiddleware that runs each request in it's own , allowing the possibility of easy cooperative scheduling in Rack applications. While EM-Synchrony provides a set of Fiber-aware EventMachine clients for common things like requests, , and .
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