Monthly Archives: May 2006

The Scale with Rails Workshops

On a daily basis we receive emails containing things like “I am looking for a host for a commercial ‘Ruby on rails’ website development that is due to go live in 3 weeks time. It is an update to a relatively busy PHP-based site, which is also on old hardware. The site features media streaming, […]

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What sysadmins start doing when hanging around designers

Bryan and Justin always crank out great looking stuff, so the systems guys try to keep up. Red and orange run out to storage switches. Black is the dark, private interconnects between servers. Blue is out to the public like water flowing. White is for remote ALOM and goes to the console servers, like a […]

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DTrace through a rails app

Bryan has a couple of quick quick examples of using DTrace to go through some parts of a Rails application. As one starts working more and more with web frameworks that depends on many pieces from other people, it’s pretty clear that being able to quickly and completely look at what your application is doing […]

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Scale With Rails Conferences

Big news for those intent on building the next dapper, gleaming and endlessly scalable web application on the Ruby on Rails platform. Joyent is presenting three conferences this year called Scale With Rails, featuring our own Jason Hoffman and Luke Kanies. Jason and Luke will be focusing on every aspect of building high-end Rails apps: […]

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