Rub on Rails has been getting a lot of attention recently, due to it’s claims for being a framework with which you can get results very quickly. However, how would the use of Ruby on Rails persistence mechanism, ActiveRecord, stand up against the features of Hibernate?
<a href="http://web1.theserverside.com/articles/article.tss?l=RailsHibernate"Patrick Peak has an article on TheServerSide comparing the two. Ruby on Rails plus Active Record looks very attractive for prototyping apps or building small, simple apps, but is it suitable for large enterprise applications? Probably not.