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Episode #142

January 18, 2011

Safe(r) monkey patching, GeoMagic, custom RSpec2 matchers, Sanitize, Sunspot and Solr, widgets, zero-copy, and even a Hamster are on this episode of Ruby5.

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Transfer Data Faster in Ruby with Zero-Copy

Phil Whelan put together an article describing Linux's zero-copy kernel feature and how you can use it to speed up some parts of a Ruby application. This won't work on OS X or Windows, but it's a good technology to know about if your servers are running Linux.

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