19 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Phusion Passenger

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By Hongli Lai of Phusion Corporate Blog 11 days ago.
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You are not using Passenger Standalone (e.g. if you're using Phusion Passenger through the Apache or Nginx integration mode).

You are using Passenger Standalone, but without SSL.

Your Passenger Standalone is behind another SSL-enabled reverse proxy.

Update : Please note that the only thing this Phusion Passenger update fixes, is any potential vulnerabilities in the Passenger Standalone binaries that we provide. Your system as a whole may still be vulnerable because …

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By Hongli Lai of Phusion Corporate Blog 25 days ago.
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…signed with our personal keys.

If you're using Phusion Passenger , we strongly recommend you to cryptographically verify every release . The Phusion Passenger documentation contains comprehensive instructions that explains how you can verify our tarballs, Ruby gems, Git commits and more.

Onward and upwards!

With kind regards,

Hongli Lai

Ninh Bui

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By Mike Perham of 3 months ago.
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…memory on our app servers. One of my tasks for 2014 is moving to a hybrid concurrency model via Puma or Phusion Passenger. Sidekiq has proven that Rails can be multithreaded, we just need to start using threads on the web side.

Failures

We had several production issues during the year:

In February we switched over to our new dedicated hardware cluster and almost immediately had downtime. The issue was tracked down to use of a hostname for our statsd metrics server. The statsd client …

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By 0x4a6f4672 of 4 Lines of Code over 1 year ago.
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the web server modules like Phusion Passenger

the database server like MySQL or PostgreSQL

the caching server like Memcached or Redis

the mail server and mail transfer agents like Postfix or Sendmail

the message queue processing server like ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ or ZeroMQ

Then there are also the languages and version management systems, frameworks and libraries,

gems and plugins, written by countless other developers:

languages like C, Ruby, Python or Javascript

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By Chris Kelly of New Relic over 1 year ago.
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Michael Hartl's Rails Tutorial sample application running on Phusion Passenger. Before you get started, you'll need the Elastic Beanstalk CLI Tools setup and properly configured.

Configure Your Application Stack

First, initialize the application stack. In this step, select where you'll be hosting the application. $ eb init

After verifying your AWS credentials, select which region to deploy your application. You can deploy instances to multiple …

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside over 1 year ago.
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Welcome to this week's Web-based syndication of Ruby Weekly , the Ruby e-mail newsletter.

Highlights include: a massive release for JRuby, a promising beta for Phusion Passenger 4.0, the announcement of a 'feature freeze' for Ruby 2.0, the Rails Rumble 2012 results, and just what did the Rails Rumble winners use to power their apps?

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Ruby 2.0.0 ' Feature Freeze' Announced

Right on schedule , the core Ruby team …

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By Nic Benders of New Relic over 1 year ago.
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GitHub, and did our first deploy. The StackScript had already pre-configured Phusion Passenger and MySQL, so we were off to the races.

Authentication Is a Solved Problem

Our app uses LinkedIn's contact data, so we knew that every user would need to have a LinkedIn account. Using their OAuth system as our primary login meant that we didn't need to spend time on the standard login, password, email workflow as the omniauth-linkedin handled all of this for us.

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside over 1 year ago.
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Phusion Shares A Sneak Peek of the Phusion Passenger 4.0 Roadmap

After a period of radio silence, the Phusion guys are back on the air! With their Passenger system being the most popular way to serve up Ruby apps, all eyes are on the forthcoming Passenger 4.0 and here they explain some of what's coming up.

Edge Ruby/Ruby 2.0 Adds %i and %I To Notate An Array of Symbols

As %w and %W notates a string into an array of words, %i and %I does the same but …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup over 1 year ago.
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IRB console, deployment error resistance, new website - More on the upcoming version of Phusion Passenger. The live debugging looks pretty slick.

Backbone.js: Hacker's Guide Part 2 - More internals for your fun and profit.

The Mac App Store's future of irrelevance - Could it be that the App Store will fail, because apps bought that way are significantly disadvantaged? I think it more likely that a future version of OS X will just refuse to install …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup over 1 year ago.
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…In page HTML5 content editor.

Roadmap Preview 1 - Phusion Passenger 4.0 and Phusion Passenger Enterprise - A paid version of Passenger is coming, including rolling process restarts.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Riding a Mountain Lion - Getting Ruby and Homebrew working again after an OS X upgrade.

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