Ershad Kunnakkadan of BigBinary was our guest in this episode. We discussed best practices of managing infrastructure resources. Ershad tells us about how he reduced infrastructure cost by applying a few simple techniques.
- Using suitable MongoDB hosting service.
- Efficient use of Cloudfront and CDN for content distribution and caching.
- Securing web applications using WAF.
- Rate-limiting using rack-attack gem.
- Auto-scaling applications using CloudWatch metrics.