Articles on Ruby

9 months ago

  • Ruby Language Metrics (Private Beta)

    The Ruby language metrics feature, currently in private beta, adds Ruby-specific time series metrics to Application Metrics to provide additional insights into memory health.

2 years ago

  • Fixing a Segfault in Ruby Apps

    Sometimes a Ruby app generates a segfault - usually caused by an extension. This article illustrates the typical causes, and how to find the faulty gem.
  • Ruby Database Provisioning

    How to modify Ruby and Rails apps to use a non-Postgres default database.
  • Please Do Not Use Asset Sync

    Don't use the Asset Sync gem. Instead, use a CDN.
  • Ruby Application Restart Behavior

    Ruby applications should gracefully shut down when a dyno shuts down, or is restarted. Sensitive operations should be wrapped in an `ensure` clause, though care must be taken to have this clause terminate.

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