Deploy Your Production Rails Applications at the Engine Yard
Customers get the following services:
- Redundant load balancing, mail, web servers, and databases.
- SAN storage and application servers that scale with your needs.
- Applications, gems, and gem version dependencies are tracked and deployed to environments you define.
- Deploy a new app, test in Staging, move to Production, change the version in Staging, etc - all from the web.
needed and overdue. With Rails you embrace constraints and convention
over configuration to get all the benefits. Engine Yard is the same
way. We create some constraints and conventions on how an app should
be deployed. But when you follow the Engine Yard golden path, you
will gain the same ease of use in deployment that you get with rails
Another hint of what's going on at Engine Yard may be evident at Ezra's recent blog entry entitled Dead Simple Deployment, which explains clustering of Mongrel servers.