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EngineYard Brings JRuby to Cloud

Oct 05, 2011, 12:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Kerner)

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"According to Piech, JRuby is important to the Ruby world as a high-performance implementation of Ruby. He added that it's the only Ruby implementation that takes advantage of true concurrency. JRuby leverages the Java Virtual Machine's (JVM) threading capabilities to offer concurrency.

"Piech explained that JRuby is a bridge that will help accelerate the adoption of Ruby by the more traditional mainstream enterprise software community rooted in Java. The Engine Yard cloud will be using the JRuby 1.6 code branch, which debuted earlier this year."

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