Cassandra Example Using Rails

The purpose of this step by step tutorial is to provide a very simple example of configuring and using Cassandra database engine with the Rails web framework for development. Requirements Ruby 2.1.5p273 Rails 4.1.8 Java 8 Communication If you need help, use Stack Overflow. (Tag 'cassandra-2.0') If you'd like to ask a general question, use Stack Overflow. If you found a bug, open an issue. If you h…

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Playing with Maglev the Ruby VM

History Maglev is a Ruby language implementation built on top of the Gemstone/S system. This system was created by Gemstone Systems, Inc. which have been recently acquired by VMWare, Inc. The notion to have a Smalltalk VM power the Ruby language was first presented by Avi Bryant at Railsconf 2007 and the initial proof of concept of Maglev was also demonstrated by him a year later at Railsconf 2008…

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