Top 10 Quick Rails Performance Wins

A collegue of mine has written up a great blog post about Ruby on Rails performance wins. These are things that we’ve seen in the wild with a lot of different customers throughout the years.

The post isn’t meant to be exhaustive, more along the lines get in, get out, and see some results in your apps immediately. Here’s a snippet:

We’ve been using and deploying Rails applications since 1.0. In the beginning, Rails performance was really looked down on and wasn’t really defended. You used and deployed with it because of developer productivity. Over time things like caching, internal performance improvements, and overall server improvements have made Rails performance less and less of an issue.

Head on over to to dive in. Cheers!