Thursday, January 30, 2014

Ruby 2.1: Out-of-Band GC (tmm1.net)

Ruby 2.1's GC is better than ever, but ruby still uses a stop-the-world GC implementation. This means collections triggered during request processing will add latency to your response time. One way to mitigate this is by running GC in-between requests, i.e. "Out-of-Band". Read more.