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Episode #207

September 20, 2011

Starting with the International Ruby Standard, we talk about lightning fast zero downtime deployments with maintenance, web workings with Ruby, a video encoding stack,...


Capistrano and the custom maintenance page

Zero downtime deployments isn't always zero downtime. You may need to migrate your database, which means you probably need a short maintenance window. In a follow up article Ariejan de Vroom shows how to use Capistrano's custom maintenance page.

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