AstriCon 2014: Measuring VoIP Performance

Tipping The Scales: Predicting and Measuring VoIP Application Performance This is where we attempt to answer the oft-heard question: “Can it scale?” Floating around the Internet are plenty of benchmarks and wildly varying of numbers that claim Asterisk can support some number of calls. But these numbers are often hiding important assumptions, and they rarely […]

Scaling ActiveRecord in Adhearsion

Using ActiveRecord with Adhearsion opens up a world of possibilities for highly dynamic voice applications, but what happens when you reach a large number of concurrent calls? Well, unless you carefully manage your database connection pool, things get a little tricky. Here’s the issue: you need to keep the number of connections to your database […]