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Episode #61

March 23, 2010

In this episode we cover the Ruby 1.9.2 release schedule, Sproutcore 1.0, scaling Ruby, Rack::Throttle , WebMock, and last but certainly not least, Blue Light Special.

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Ruby Scales, AND It’s Fast – If You Do It Right!

Surprise, surprise... I guess Ruby can scale. Last Friday, Kirk Haines posted on the Engine Yard blog a pretty detailed explanation of how he scale a Redmine installation on a single server to handle around 280 million requests per day. Every major piece involved was written in pure Ruby, the benchmark hit multiple pages, and exercised both read and write requests. Nearly 3300 requests per second ain't too shabby.

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