Performance

Round-trip latency and performance
Ably is able to provide very low latency messaging globally through our 14+ data centres spread across 4 continents, and our intelligent shortest route mess...
Sun, 7 May, 2017 at 11:20 PM
Are you able to scale indefinitely to meet demand?
Every component of the Ably service that is effected by increased load is designed to automatically scale pre-emptively to meet demand.  This ensures that...
Thu, 2 Jun, 2016 at 6:06 PM
Do you have any single point of congestion that limits your global performance?
No, the Ably service, running in over 14 data centres globally, provides a true mesh distributed system ensuring that there is both no single point of conge...
Sun, 7 May, 2017 at 11:21 PM
Debugging slow REST requests
If you are seeing slow REST requests, there are a few different possible reasons why. 1. Routing. We use latency-based routing, but it occasionally happ...
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017 at 7:21 PM
Why is the very first publish on a realtime channel much slower than subsequent ones?
Channels are not pre-configured or provisioned by Ably in advance; they are created on demand when clients attach to them. When you publish on a realtime ch...
Fri, 4 Aug, 2017 at 1:53 PM