I've been reading a lot about how many larger sites are failing due to
the scaling issues RoR has out of the box. I was looking at the well
known Twitter problems, even that somewhat comical slideshow they put
Perhaps with all the tips that are hinted out there, maybe there's a
way to develop RoR from the beginning with scaling issues in mind,
such that at production time when you're surprisingly successful (we
can all dream right?) you wont' be faced with so many scaling
Are there any articles / books / tutorials on scaling best practices
I want to continue development on RoR but I'm afraid to with the
scaling issues. We may move over to a PHP based framework like
Symfony or look into the RoR port to PHP Akelos.
Please let me know if it is a smart thing to stick to RoR despite
scaling issues. I know they can be worked out, but not sure if that
can justify it.