Tag: Ruby


Forking and Threading in Ruby

There is a fantastic restaurant chain in the DC area called Great American Restaurants. They have received numerous awards for their food, their service and their work environment. However, their ser


What's the Best Tool to Monitor Redis?

High volume services like Twitter, Pinterest, and Flickr use Redis to deliver small pieces of information very quickly. Redis is ideal for these applications because it stores data in memory and on d


Searching Tweets with Ruby

(Twitter circle: Wikimedia Commons/Gabriel Chi Hong Lee, Ruby logo: Wikimedia Commons/Yukihiro Matsumoto) I’ve been working with Twitter a lot for the past couple of months. We use it for marketing,