This week's giveaway is in the EJB and other Java EE Technologies forum. We're giving away four copies of EJB 3 in Action and have Debu Panda, Reza Rahman, Ryan Cuprak, and Michael Remijan on-line! See this thread for details.
Yes. Check Amazon, Hulu, LinkedIn, YellowPages and [url=http://rubyonrails.org/applications]many more[/url]. We do cover deployment for production servers in chapter 8, and deploying Web apps with load balancing in Appendix C.