vzhaipd (scoyo's Virtuozzo/OpenVZ HA IP Daemon) is a set of mount/umount Container scripts for Parallels Virtuozzo or OpenVZ that will make sure a HA IP is always present on one of two or more Containers. You can think of it as the poor man's VRRP for Virtuozzo and OpenVZ Containers. Use it for general service availability, software load-balancer failover, etc.
apub is a tool to simplify uploading documents of a site to remote servers. Simply create an XML configuration file containing one or more site definitions, with the local and remote document root. After that, you can upload any file in any of your document roots with one simple command.
The Middleman System (mdm) is a set of utilities that help you parallelize your shell scripts. Its design is based on ideas from superscalar computer processors: it fetches commands as your script is running, detects potential interference between commands on the fly, and issues commands for execution in parallel as appropriate.