Co-founder and Developer at @Clearbit by way of @HotelTonight and @thoughtbot. I like fast APIs, streaming data, and of course my lovely @tayloresque.
An HTTP caching layer can be used to dramatically speed up requests to our web applications. We’ll walk through setting up a Ruby on Rails application to return cacheable responses.
As the data requirements of our Business Intelligence team grow we’ve been leveraging Iron.io’s IronWorker as our go-to platform for scheduling and running our Ruby based ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) worker pipeline.
As our infrastructure continues to grow (and we continue to extract core services) we’re consistently having to sync data between applications.
One of the most common mistakes we see when a…
Requests to external services during test runs can cause several issues: