23 May '13, 3pm

When you need low-level performance for a task like video transcoding, use Rack Middleware. It’s closer to the metal:

Rails Edge adopted Rack a while back and we’ve been exploring ways to expose that better. The first thing we did was to make it really easy to hook up any piece of Rack middleware in front of a Rails request. In your config/environment.rb file, you can do: config.middlewares.use(Rack::Cache, :verbose => true) This will make your application use Ryan Tomayko’s excellent Rack::Cache middleware for better HTTP caching. There are lots of other great generic, reusable Rack middleware pieces. Do go shopping. But there’s another use case where Rack also comes in handy. If you have a Rails application that has service end points that need to be really, really fast. So fast that the few milliseconds that a trip through the Rails router and Action Controller path is too much. For this scenario, we’ve built a thin wrapper around the generic Rack middleware and given it a place in the...

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