29 Aug '13, 11am

Ruby on Rails, still scaling at Envato after all these years by @veztek from @envato

Ruby on Rails, still scaling at Envato after all these years by @veztek from @envato

Last week the Envato Marketplaces reached a milestone: for the first time we handled over 70 million page requests on our Rails stack in one week … that’s 10 million a day! Our Rails app powers seven separate Marketplace sites, the most well-known of which is Themeforest.net and based on this article it ranks in the top 5 Rails sites in the world by traffic. The marketplaces are for buying and selling a wide range of digital items, and we sell an item roughly every 10 seconds. A couple of our sellers–we call them authors–have sold $2,000,000 worth of items and another six have sold over $1,000,000. The marketplace code base has been around for a while. In fact, the first commit was made before Rails 1.0 was released back in 2005. Since then, we’ve lovingly cared and tended to the app, with no wholesale rewrites. This certainly makes for challenging and lengthy major framew...

Full article: http://webuild.envato.com/blog/rails-still-scaling-at-env...

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