How we’re making Hoptoad scale by using MongoDB.
Know the Postgres index types such as multicolumn indexes and partial indexes,
use more joins,
prefer INNER JOINs,
understand the EXPLAIN output,
and don’t try to optimize on your development machine.
We made Hoptoad into a distributed system to better scale its traffic.
As we wrote just over two weeks ago, Hoptoad was having a hard
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