By arungupta on May 12, 2009
LinkedIn Polls allows a user to poll the audience in their network and then analyze/share the results. This project is developed by the Light Engineering (LED) team at LinkedIn and is a revenue generation source for them.
The application is built using Ruby-on-Rails and deployed as a
WAR file on GlassFish. Why GlassFish - it works and provides useful error messages!
LinkedIn Polls is deployed on Solaris Zones from a hosting provider, uses MySQL as the database, and is featured at on-air with CNBC.
The detailed GlassFish questionnaire provide additional details on all of the above.