Ezra Zygmuntowicz on Engine Yard and Rails Deployment

Posted in Development, Frameworks, Conferences, Networking on July 06, 2008


Ezra Zygmuntowicz on Engine Yard and Rails Deployment

Summary
InfoQ has an exclusive chat with one of the original gurus of Rails deployment: Ezra Zygmuntowicz. We discuss his current venture, EngineYard, and the future of Rails. His book on Rails Deployment is due from Pragmatic Programmers in June 2007.

Bio
Ezra Zygmuntowicz has worked in PHP and hand-blown glass art, and now uses Ruby for web application and system automation programming. His work as the webmaster for the Yakima Herald-Republic newspaper taught him a lot about Rails Deployment architecture and how to scale a Rails app. His book on Rails Deployment is due from Pragmatic Programmers in June 2007.

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Tags: Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, OS, Interview, High Performance, Scalability, Deployment, InfoQ, Mongrel, Load Balancing, Gentoo, EngineYard