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Episode #9 - September 11, 2009

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OpenID, Presenters and Cells, git-deploy, and the dog-pile effect are just some of the topics covered in this Friday morning episode. RubyConf also made the list, although it probably shouldn't since they rejected us.

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  • New Relic RPM
  • RubyConf 2009
  • git-deploy
  • Presenter
  • Dog-Pile
  • OpenID
  • Ruby5

The Dog-Pile Effect Jump to Story

Hugo Barauna wrote up a blog post this week talking about the "dog-pile" effect. This is where your cache gets invalidated, and before you can regenerate it, you're bombarded with several requests. He offers a solution which allows the first new request to regenerate the cache, while still serving the stale data to everyone else.

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