Fairy 0.6.5 Released

fairy 0.6.5 has been released!

fairy is a framework for distributed processing in Ruby.
It has flexible programming model and inherits Ruby’s high
productivity and simplicity.

fairy’s API is quite similar to Ruby. Therefore most Rubyists can
easily understand and use it.
Although fairy is still experimental, its basic function works well.

Have fun!


=== 0.6.5 / 2011-06-07

  • Great performance improvement

  • x2-3 faster than previous version on a typical map-reduce program

  • Re-implemented a lot of parts in C

  • Mainly parts related to the “group_by” filter

  • Replaced some parts, like array, queue, condition variable, etc.,
    with XThread

  • https://github.com/keiju/xthread

  • Adopted new version of fiber-mon, a better monitor library

  • https://github.com/keiju/fiber-mon

  • Added a tiny script to create fairy.conf