Assets & IPv6 on Ruby on Rails

All of our internal production sites starting in 2009 have been launched with dual stack IPv4/IPv6 from day one.  We typically serve static assets (images an...

3 Italy's 3G Network Overloaded by iPhones?

There has been plenty of news about data traffic growth caused by iPhone popular overloading networks in the USA and more recently the UK. I have been in No...

Centralization and Censorship

For those of you that don’t know, Facebook and Twitter have been blocked here in the People’s Republic of China for the past several months. While most woul...

Radical Technology Decisions

Designing Pay4Bugs, our new global software testing marketplace, provided us with much more flexibility in our technology choices when compared with designin...

Symmetric Cone NAT using Linux IPTables

I spent quite a long time googling for a way of re-creating symmetric cone nat in house without buying Cisco hardware. Hopefully someone else will find this...

Rails and J2EE Deployment

Hongli Lai asks why some think Rails deployment is difficult. First, a disclaimer. I am not a Ruby on Rails expert. I have only used Rails for one small prod...