React: Boost performance with effective rendering

Content posted here with the permission of the author Payal Bhalerao, who is currently employed at Josh Software. Original post available here We always enjoy fast and responsive user interface, but generally during fast development performance gets neglected. In case of react app development, We generally rely on react’s virtual DOM, that it will perform diffingContinue reading “React: Boost performance with effective rendering”

MongoDB Map Re-Reduce and joins – performance tuning

“Why do we use map reduce in MongoDB? Cos it doesn’t support joins.” –  And everybody believes that now! I decided that it was time to try something different. I was amazed to see how little there is on the net about map re-reduce. And there is even lesser information about how to work with multipleContinue reading “MongoDB Map Re-Reduce and joins – performance tuning”

Amazon EC2 and MongoDB configuration for great performance

Sometimes, we prefer using Amazon EC2 directly for our Rails stack. No offense  to Heroku but we need a more controlled environment; and no offense to EngineYard as they don’t support MongoDB on their environment as yet. We were faced with several problems that we wanted to solve Control our environment without MongoDB hogging allContinue reading “Amazon EC2 and MongoDB configuration for great performance”