May 18, 2009 5:41 PM, by Bob McWhirter
I announced the TorqueBox project today. It’s the coolest platform for your Ruby applications, ever. Really.
New JBoss-Rails Release & Reminder
Dec 3, 2008 6:39 PM, by Bob McWhirter
Just a reminder, in case anyone didn’t make the jump.. My Ruby/Rails/JBoss blogging is going on over at Odd Thesis these days. That includes this announcement about the 1.0.0-Beta-2 release that just ...
Nov 10, 2008 4:41 PM, by Bob McWhirter
Just when I’ve trained my boss to read this blog to keep up with my status, I go and launch another blog, specifically for my workstuff. In addition to blogs about JBoss things, it’ll include other d...
Preliminary slides for JBoss-Rails at RubyCamp
Oct 18, 2008 4:27 AM, by Bob McWhirter
Thanks to the typical demo demons, I’ve been unable to get everything functioning perfect for instantaneous clustering on EC2 by tomorrow. Oh well. But here’s the first draft of some slides I’m taking...
Boot up JBoss
Oct 16, 2008 3:26 PM, by Bob McWhirter
On my path towards clustering a Rails app on JBoss on EC2, I stumbled across Bryan Kearney and the other Thincrust guys. With their help, I now have a JBoss AS5 + jboss-rails “appliance” ready to roll...
Stumbling through technology
Oct 11, 2008 3:45 PM, by Bob McWhirter
It can sometimes be funny, the paths we take. Once I’d verified that a Rails app deployed on JBoss would indeed cluster, I sat in my farmhouse, looking at my lone little Mac. Not much of a cluster to...
Multiple instances of AS on OSX
Sep 29, 2008 5:22 PM, by Bob McWhirter
Rysiek asked me to elucidate my clustering on OSX… By default, it seems that OSX provides exactly 1 localhost address, unlike RHEL. I normally make use of 127.0.0.1/24 when I’m deploying on Linux, an...
JBoR: Will it cluster?
Sep 29, 2008 3:08 PM, by Bob McWhirter
JBoss on Rails will indeed cluster! After modifying and dropping my jboss-rails.deployer into an ‘all’ configured server of JBoss AS 5, and firing up 3 instances on my localhost (non-trivial on OSX…):...
Sep 23, 2008 6:02 PM, by Bob McWhirter
Since JBoss AS 5 is built on top of Microcontainer, it’s effectively a network of beans just doing their respective jobs. You have already probably noticed that it ships with 3 included configuration...
JBoss on Rails
Sep 22, 2008 2:48 PM, by Bob McWhirter
Tomorrow is my first real status update call with my boss, Sacha Labourey. I’ve been anxious to deliver something, to prove I hadn’t gone completely pudding-brained during my tenure as management. Th...