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Episode #5

August 28, 2009

Ruby Version Manager, Crondonkulous, and flag_shih_tzu are just a few of the topics covered by this Friday morning episode of Ruby5. Since the majority of listeners p...


The master_slave_adapter Plugin

Mauricio Linhares released a plugin for Rails, this week, which allows you to do master / slave replication. Unlike masochism, master_slace_adapter works in conjunction with the Rails connection pool and is implemented as a new database adapter. So, no monkey patching necessary.

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