The Other mod_rails: Easy Rails Deployment with JRuby

Nick Sieger (Sun Microsystems, Inc.)
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JRuby is becoming an increasingly popular deployment platform for Ruby on Rails applications. We’ll discuss how deployment with JRuby can make your deployment and management pains go away. Topics will range from installation, gems and library compatibility, packaging, configuration, and post-deployment tuning and troubleshooting.

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Nick Sieger

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Nick Sieger is a staff engineer at Sun Microsystems where he has been
working on a team building Project Kenai (http://kenai.com/), a large
JRuby on Rails application. He is a member of the JRuby core team,
leading the effort to improve Rails deployment on the Java Virtual
Machine. He created and co-maintains the JDBC adapter for ActiveRecord
that JRuby on Rails uses for database connectivity, as well as the
Warbler tool and JRuby-Rack library for dealing with Java application
server deployment. He maintains a blog on Ruby and JRuby-related
topics at http://blog.nicksieger.com/.

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