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Episode #157 - March 11, 2011

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Goliath, Solr/Sunspot, JSClass, Grapevine, and secrets of REE and Mysql tuning are just a few of the stories in today's iPad2-news-free edition of Ruby5.

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  • Goliath
  • SOLR/Sunspot
  • JSClass
  • Grapevine
  • Backup
  • passenger_mon
  • Rails3/REE Tuning
  • MySQL Tuning
  • Ruby5

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After moving to passenger from a pack of mongrels, do you find yourself missing some of the control you used to have with tools like monit or God? Alex Sharp recently released massenger_mon - a simple monitor for passenger that can stop and restart passenger processes if they exceed memory thresholds you specify.

April 15th, 2014

In this episode we cover the results of the Cloudflare Heartbleed challenge, tracking trends in the Ruby community with the Ruby Survey, Rails 4.1 ActiveRecord enums, iStats for CPU temperature on OS X and some Insanely Useful ActiveAdmin Customizations.

April 8th, 2014

The internet is heartbleeding plus exciting rails 4.1 features. With special guest Nathan Hessler.

April 8th, 2014

On today's episode: Rails 4 PostgreSQL integration, tips for hiring great software engineers, Ruby Love, what your conference proposal is missing, crafting a conference talk, an introduction to JSON schemas, Build a Ruby Gem, and Surviving APIs with Rails

Episode #453 – April 4th, 2014

On today's episode, PDF generation options, some Ruby 2.1 garbage collection "discussion", CDN performance, an edge Rails treat, and a new book from Thoughtbot. Also, your intrepid hosts take their final bow.