Backerup is a robust remote backup system which can operate over relatively slow networks. File transfers are done using rsync, and snapshots are taken using hardlinks. Bandwidth can be controlled per host and per network. Priorities can be set on backup groups, as well as requesting minimum ages for backups.
The virtualbox-COM Ruby gem is a library that provides a low level Ruby binding to the VirtualBox API, allowing anyone to control VirtualBox from Ruby code. It can create, destroy, start, stop, suspend, and resume virtual machines, and also list virtual machines, list hard drives, network devices, etc.
Redmine is a flexible project management and issue tracking Web application. It supports multiple projects, flexible role based access control, Gantt charts and calendars, news, document, and file management, feeds and email notifications, per-project wikis and forums, time tracking, custom fields for issues, time entries, projects, and users, SCM integration (SVN, CVS, Git, Mercurial, Bazaar, and Darcs), issue creation via email, multiple LDAP authentication support, user self-registration support, multi-language support, and multiple database support.
Binary Puzzle Solver in Ruby is an automated solver for Binary Puzzles (a kind of logic game) featured on http://www.binarypuzzle.com/. The solver contains an API and a commandline program and explains why it thinks the player should place a 0 or a 1 in the box. Although it contains only a subset of the moves the authors could think of and does not use backtracking, it was able to solve all the puzzles from binarypuzzle.com which the authors tried.
EC2Dream Fogviz is a visual tool for building and managing cloud servers. It combines Fog, Ruby, and Chef into a tool that is particularly helpful when developing and testing Chef automation scripts. It currently supports Amazon AWS, Eucalyptus Cloud, and CloudStack including VPC, autoscaling, and the ability to list most entities., and Openstack clouds: Rackspace, HP Cloud, and CloudFoundry Open Platform.
Happy Phone Number provides easy methods to format phone numbers from your Rails models. Virtually any country specific format or convention could be supported, including national and international format. For the not (yet) supported countries, a general method using a simple mask is also provided.