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Episode #320 - November 6th, 2012

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Ruby 2.0.0-preview1is out and available on RVM, rbenv and Heroku, Rubinius 2.0-rc1, a new Ruby shootout is out, Sandy powers open source, and local environment variables are demystified.

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Yet Another Ruby Shootout Jump to Story

Ruby and Rubinius have 2.0 previews out, so naturally, it was time for another benchmark shootout, which Igor Alexandrov has sent our way. Across the board MRI 2.0 was faster in almost all categories, and 8-10% faster on average, versus 1.9.3. Meanwhile Rubinius isn’t necessarily apples to apples, and wasn’t quite as quick for all things, but dominates when it comes to threading or network connection tests.

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