Back in 2013, AWS was announcing a new service called OpsWorks. Let’s have a look at its actual state and how you can deploy your Ruby on Rails applications there.

OpsWorks is an application management service for managing applications of any scale or complexity on the AWS cloud. You can think of it as something between Heroku or Beanstalk and a manually configured server environment.

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  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk is an easy-to-use solution for building web apps and web services with popular application containers such as Java, PHP, Python, Ruby, and .NET. …

Quick question: how many GC tuning environment variables are available for you since Ruby 2.1.1?

Eleven. This is the right answer. At least for now where the latest Ruby version is 2.1.5 this number remains the same. Check the source for yourself.

So what?

Now and then I keep hearing Ruby programmers complaining about the memory usage increase when switching from Ruby 2.0 …


update: made 53 points! Thank you for your support!

The competition kicked off at 12:00 AM UTC / 00:00 UTC on October 18th, 2014 and ended at 11:59 PM / 23:59 UTC on October 19th, 2014. Had a great fun being on board with hundreds of participants around the world. Below are the details about my entry.

Very often I caught myself exchanging a lot of e-mails with friends to decide what is the best date and time to make a dinner, a happy hour, or even a meeting. Instead of having your inbox bloated with replies like “I can only in X,P,T,O dates at A,B,C time”, or “I can’t in this date”, or “I can’t at this time”, and responses like that. …

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