Scaling Rails to 125,000 Requests per Minute on Heroku

Summary: On Heroku, Rails scales fairly easily, but there are some important things to consider. We looked at how various dyno and Postgres settings effect overall performance on Heroku. Why Test Scaling? ZeeMee’s servers are going to receive an onslaught of requests during the coming college admissions season this fall. Because ZeeMee allows students to…

ZeeMee Engineering and the Quest for the Holy (Mobile Dev) Grail

Update (Sept 26, 2016): We’ve now completed the “holy grail”, and it’s been great! iTunes review times are much shorter now (usually about 1 day) and so over-the-air updates are less critical, but still really nice to have as an option. We want to streamline our mobile development, integration, and deployment to be as easy to…