This Sunday Oracle launched a new customer interaction web app called
Mix. Implementation-wise, it's a rather regular Rails application,
running on JRuby, Oracle Application Server (Oracle's J2EE stack) and
Oracle database. Three days later, it's still alive and kicking at
The project team had lots of fun. Both good and bad variety of fun,
but mostly the good old "gee, look how much functionality we can crank
out before the Big Marketing Event" fun. Hopefully, this helps some of
you push (J)Ruby into your own day job.