FYI, we recently released Bud 0.0.4 -- it is available via RubyGems.
Some of the highlights of this release include:
* Simplified installation: TokyoCabinet is no longer a dependency. Bud
persistent tables can be backed with either Ruby's builtin "db"
support, or TokyoCabinet (if available)
* Overhaul signal handling: signal handling should be much more
reliable, especially when multiple Bud instances are used within a
* Numerous bugfixes, particularly to join processing
* Minor performance improvements
* Various improvements to bundled utilities, including the deployment
and visualization tools
On behalf of the Bloom folks: