I am Will Jessop. I am a contractor and consultant advising on Ruby on Rails performance, upgrades, scaling and hosting.
I deployed, scaled, and debugged Ruby on Rails applications at Engineyard before spending nearly six years working in operations at Basecamp (37signals), the company that created Ruby on Rails itself. After that I spent three years contracting for a large company helping them upgrade their Rails version and stack, implement strong parameters, and generally improve quality in their codebase by implementing data-collection, dashboards and reporting, writing documentation and providing advice, as well as updating code myself, all within the company's many Rails apps, including their main multi-million line monolith.
You have an existing Rails app that you might want some assistance with. You might be in one of the following circumstances: