Posts tagged heroku


Meeting: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 @ 7-9PM [6:30 open]

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After a bit of a hiatus to party it up with other web devs during SXSW, we are back on our regular schedule this month. Let’s jump back into the groove with this thing.

Chad Bailey - Understanding (and Fixing) Rails App Performance on Heroku

Congratulations! You’ve managed to build a Rails app that people actually use. Now you have traffic, and with it comes performance problems.

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Meeting: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 @ 6:30-9PM

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Greetings Compadres

Get ready to stuff your faces on Thanksgiving and then stuff your brain when you get back. Yes! We are meeting up for the November edition of Austin on Rails on November 27th. We’ve got two solid talks for you on backgrounding (beginner) and building robust applications (advanced).

Beginner Talk: David Kapp, Asynchronous Processing AND YOU!

At some point you’ll encounter a situation where something will be slow. 3’rd party service that takes 10 seconds to crunch data for you? Tons of database work? Generating a PDF and then emailing it? Save your Rails app some sweat and your users some heartache by offloading that slow job into an asynchronously processed queue and watch your troubles go away (or at least greatly diminish). We’ll mainly discuss Resque but we’ll talk about other options as well and why the term ‘asynchronous’ can be misleading.

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Meeting: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 @ 7-9PM

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This month is all about deployment environments, including a hosted environment such as Heroku, or building your own private cloud with OpenNebula. The organizer for this meeting is Ethan Waldo.

Beginner Talk

From Process Model to Asset Pipeline - Chris Continanza / Deploying Rails 3.1 on Heroku - Terence Lee

In this talk Terence Lee and Chris Continanza of Heroku will take you through how deployment on Heroku works. We’ll start with the Unix Process Model and show how Heroku’s Cedar Platform focuses on deploying with this process model. Then Terence will cover strategies for deploying Rails 3.1 on Heroku and how Heroku makes it work.

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