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silicon valley ruby conference 2007, a collaborative tumblelog
Apr 23
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Apr 22
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I’m getting glazed over looks, which is sort of what I expected.
— Evan Phoenix while presenting on rubinius
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[Strongtalk was written in] C++ that’s unable to penetrate my brain.
— Evan Phoenix while presenting on rubinius
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FastCGI is Poop
— Ezra
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Erlang: The Movie!

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We spent our time building an app that people were passionate about and wanted to use, as opposed to building an app that no one used but was fast
— Blaine during his scaling Twitter talk 
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We were on a 32 bit database… until Thursday.
— Blaine during his scaling Twitter talk
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It sucks to get seven thousand emails in your inbox in the morning.
— Blaine Cook
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March was difficult
— Blaine Cook, Big Bird (scaling twitter)
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big bird (scaling twitter)

big bird (scaling twitter)

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Nick Sieger, JRuby Q&A

  • Q: What's the memory usage of Tomcat running Rails?
  • A: 154 meg... wow, that's probably an area for improvement.
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You shouldn’t have to repeat yourself repeatedly…  that was redundant.
— Tor while presenting
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This is not going to be a fair and balanced shootout
—  Tor while presenting 
Apr 21
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I feel abandoned.
— CodeRight user