[Nitro] check this [bitrock] out

George Moschovitis george.moschovitis at gmail.com
Sat Sep 1 04:51:08 EDT 2007

I didn't knwo about bitrock. Is this some kind of a vm image? like amazon
AMI's ?


On 9/1/07, * William <william.full.moon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey hey!
> I see the nice bitrock <http://bitrock.com/products_ruby_overview.html>people have a Ruby stack for the web.  It includes Rails.
> I believe it would be really really useful to put an effort into drawing a
> line under features for Nitro so that it is a viable candidate for a
> packaged stack.
> As a first step, what do you reckon by making a "Bitrock Nitro" add-on,
> that people can fit into a Bitrock stack for themselves?
> Some thoughts from a Saturday on the web.
> Aloha,
>            Will.
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>    - http://bitrock.com/products_ruby_overview.html
> Integrated Open Source Ruby Distribution
> RubyStack is a freely available, ready to run distribution of Ruby on
> Rails™. Packaged with a very user-friendly installer, RubyStack makes it
> easy to have an enterprise-ready Rails environment up and running in just
> minutes. It allows you to take advantage of the stability, low cost and high
> performance of Ruby on Rails without the hassle of integrating, configuring,
> and supporting your own build.
> RubyStack is currently available for Linux and Mac OS X, with support for
> Windows and Solaris coming soon. As with all of our Web Stacks<http://bitrock.com/products_webstacks_overview.html>,
> RubyStack is free to download<http://bitrock.com/download_ruby_download.html>and use under the terms of the Apache
> 2.0 license. As the stack contains several open source tools and
> libraries, it is important that you read and comply with the licenses for
> each stack component.
> RubyStack offers two installation profiles to make it easy to set up Ruby
> in both development and production environments. Both profiles install the
> following open source software, along with several other tools and
> libraries <http://bitrock.com/products_ruby_specifications>.
>    - Ruby
>    - Subversion
>    - SQLite
>    - MySQL
>    - ImageMagick
>    - Several Ruby Gems, including: Rails, Mongrel, mongrel_cluster and
>    RMagick
> The Production installation profile also installs Apache 2.2 with rewrite
> and proxy support, so you have everything you need to deploy your Ruby on
> Rails applications. You can learn more about the benefits<http://bitrock.com/products_webstacks_features.html>of using BitRock Web Stacks or go directly to the
> download <http://bitrock.com/download_ruby_download.html> page to get a
> copy.
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