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Unfortunately it would appear Unicorn on Heroku may not be a good choice, because apparently Heroku doesn't buffer request bodies properly. http://rubyforge.org/pipermail/mongrel-unicorn/2013-April/00...

Wow, that sounds really bad. If I understand the message, it seems like you take a heroku/unicorn site offline with something as simple as:

    ab -n 100 -c 100 -p big_file.mov http://site.com/
They should treat this like a zero-day.

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