Cleanly Scaling Sidekiq

When your autoscaling group terminates instances running Sidekiq, you should finish the Sidekiq jobs before the instance gets terminated. This is how we do that at Honeybadger.

My 2017 Arch Linux desktop setup

I recently rebuilt my multi-purpose desktop system with Arch Linux; in this post I talk about my computing goals, my solutions, and the results.

Introducing our Sidekiq cluster script

Here's an easy way to run multiple Sidekiq processes via systemd.

Our Postgres Infrastructure

We love Postgres at Honeybadger, but it does require some care and feeding. Here's what we've done to scale Postgres along with the growing needs of our business.