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TechWorld: Benefits of Elixir – How Elixir helped Bleacher Report handle 8x more traffic

By February 20, 2017 No Comments

As a top real-time, mobile-first sports website, Bleacher Report has to be able to handle vast traffic spikes. The site gets 1.5 billion page views per month and 250,000 users at its peak, and sends out more than three billion push notifications each month.

The site was originally written on the Ruby on Rails framework but Bleacher Report reached the point where they could no longer scale it, according to Dave Marks, BR’s senior engineering director.

Read more from TechWorld here.

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