Nimbul is a Cloud Manager developed by The New York Times's Infrastructure and Automation Group
ActiveMessaging moved from google code - this will be the latest and greatest
EventMachine/AMQP based event handling client
Ruby library and command-line tools to manage Amazon EC2
Safe, parallel access to Unix shells from Ruby
Support for unique jobs in defunkt/resque: Only one job with the same payload per queue.
A light-weight job scheduling system built on top of resque
spawn plugin for Rails to easily fork or thread long-running code blocks
Pure-ruby UUID generator/parser in <300 lines. It fully supports UUID versions 1, 3, 4 and 5.
CloudSource is a simple role-based SVN / bash deployment tool developed by The New York Times' Automation and Infrastructure Group. CloudBased is based on ServerMattic scripts developed by WordPress.
A synchronous amqp client