Ruby VMs: A Comparison

Posted in Conferences, Development, Frameworks on March 16, 2009

Ruby VMs: A Comparison

A look at the different Ruby virtual machines (JRuby, MagLev, IronRuby, Rubinius, MacRuby) and how to choose what fits best within the enterprise.

Jason Seifer is a web developer and 1/2 of, where he helps produce a weekly news podcast for Ruby and Ruby on Rails developers. His programming interests include Ruby, Rails, Javascript, full text search, and Objective-C.

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