February 18-20, 2015
Montreal, Canada

Scaling Rails for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Shopify is an e-commerce platform that powers over 100,000 online shops such as Budweiser and Tesla. During the weekend of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the platform gets hit with over a million requests per minute resulting in over 6,000 orders per minute (~50 million dollars.)

Learn how we scale our Rails app and the measures (load testing, monitoring, caching, browser tests, etc.) we take to ensure that there are no hiccups.

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Christian Joudrey

Christian Joudrey is a software developer based in Montreal.

He is passionate about building APIs and is a contributor on the GraphQL Ruby gem.

When he is not reading about technology and programming, you may find him rock climbing or drinking a stout.

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