Monday, April 07, 2008
Links for 2008-04-07
Obie Fernandez posts a list of large companies using Ruby. What he intentionally left off was how they are using Ruby! No mention of whether it was running a mission-critical enterprise application supporting thousands of users concurrently or was it running an application used by only two people twice a year for ten minutes.
A debate amongst electricians has always been whether ground should be up or down. Now it seems as if this has been solved.
Sage wisdom is dangerous. For example the phrase: Move towards a single supplier for any one item doesn't take into consideration risk. Likewise, it is important to encourage commoditization and this strategy in an IT sense doesn't lead to it.
I would hope that James Tarbell could expand on this one...
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