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Running Heroku on Heroku



Noah Zoschke discusses self-hosting, bootstrapping, cross-compiling, avoiding circular dependencies, distributed process management, all in the context of running Heroku support apps on Heroku.


Noah Zoschke is a lead engineer at Heroku, a Ruby cloud Platform-as-a-Service. He spends his time doing infrastructure development on the Heroku runtime, a distributed code compilation, process management and process execution system responsible for running and scaling over 150,000 applications.

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Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow's technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web.

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Feb 16, 2012