Avi Bryant on MagLev and GemStone

Posted in Development, Frameworks, Conferences on June 15, 2008


Avi Bryant on MagLev and GemStone

Summary
In this interview, Avi Bryant talks about working on GemStone's MagLev, a Ruby implementation built on the GemStone S64 VM. Avi explains the reasons for MagLev, the merits of GemStone's persistence and distribution features, and the future with multiple Ruby implementations.

Bio
Avi Bryant is the co-CEO of Dabble DB, a Vancouver startup focused on web-based data management and collaboration tools. He is the author of the Seaside web application framework, and is active in the open source Squeak Smalltalk community.

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Tags: Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, Technologies, Smalltalk, Interview, High Performance, Scalability, InfoQ, Architecture, Dynamic Languages, QCon, Runtimes, MagLev, Object Databases, GemStone