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Mongrel
[212 users on Ohloh]
A small fast HTTP server written in (mostly) Ruby that can be used to host web frameworks directly with HTTP rather than FastCGI or SCGI.
Passenger (mod_rails for Apache)
[43 users on Ohloh]
Phusion Passenger — a.k.a. mod_rails — makes deployment of applications built on the revolutionary Ruby on Rails web framework a breeze. It follows the usual Ruby on Rails conventions, such as “Don’t-Repeat-Yourself”.

Note that the Ohloh source analysis is incorrect. The statistics for C++ and comment count are wrong because the Boost library is included. It is also not true that there's a single developer, because Passenger is commercially supported by Phusion.

Thin
[25 users on Ohloh]
Tags: rack http-server web ruby http server performance rubygem
Thin is a Ruby web server that glues together 3 of the best Ruby libraries in web history:

* the Mongrel parser, the root of Mongrel speed and security
* Event Machine, a network I/O library with extremely high scalability, performance and stability
* Rack, a minimal interface between webservers and Ruby frameworks

Swiftcore Swiftiply
[2 users on Ohloh]
Swiftiply is a highly optimized clustering proxy for web applications (currently supports: Rails, Merb, IOWA, Ramaze, Camping, and Nitro, with the ability to support many more). It increases application performance in a few ways. First, it uses EventMachine for network traffic (eventmachine is an event-based asynchronous network library which uses epoll on Linux for high network performance). Secondly, it reverses the way Proxies normally work by letting the nodes in the pool connect to Swiftipl...
Ebb
[0 users on Ohloh]
Ebb aims to be a small and fast web server specifically for hosting web frameworks like Rails, Merb, and in the future Django.
Trestle Generator for Ruby on Rails
[0 users on Ohloh]
Trestle Generator is a drop-in replacement for the built-in Rails scaffold generator. It attempts to address two shortcomings: (a) State-changing HTTP GET vulnerabilities and (b) Overcomplexity in the public interface of generated Rails controllers.

NOTE: This project is no longer in active development. It has been superseded by the built-in scaffold_resource generator in Rails.