Goliath: Non-blocking, Ruby 1.9 Web Server

Goliath has been in production at PostRank for well over a year, serving a sustained rate of 500+ requests/s for months at a time (no memory leaks, no restarts). Internally, we use it to interface with MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, as well as many other local and remote web-services. Goliath supports HTTP keep-alive, request pipelining, and can be used to build real-time, streaming API’s – all features we use to optimize our infrastructure.

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