[NBLUG/talk] [OT] SoCoSA Meeting Tue, 3/6: Ruby on Rails

Rob Orsini orsini at oreilly.com
Tue Mar 6 12:56:44 PST 2007

On Mar 5, 2007, at 11:07 AM, Scott Doty wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 04, 2007 at 02:28:26PM -0800, Eric Eisenhart wrote:
>> Hey, thought some of you NBLUG folks might be interested in this  
>> talk for
>> the sysadmin group.  Same location as NBLUG, but a little earlier.
>> Ruby on Rails is quite Linux friendly, and Rob Orsini's been  
>> involved with
>> NBLUG for years.  You could kinda think of Ruby on Rails as an  
>> alternative
>> to the P in LAMP that simplifies development significantly.
> A quick ping of the knowsphere...
> http://digg.com/search?s=Web 
> +DevelopmentPlatformsBenchmarked&submit=Search&section=news&type=both& 
> area=all&age=all&sort=score
> Top link there, RoR/CGI served one hit/second.  Ouch!
> (To be fair, mod_ruby weighed in at 2000 hits/sec...)
>  -Scott

Scott, come to the talk and you'll learn that neither CGI or mod_ruby  
are they "way" you deploy Rails apps. Of course you take a  
performance hit for having a MVC framework, but for many use cases,  
it's well worth it.


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