6
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2answers
185 views

Are there any features in Linux that are essential for hosting Ruby on Rails?

I'm on a project where we're going to be hosting a Ruby on Rails app on a Linux server we own. Are all flavors of Linux equally capable of hosting Rails apps? If not, what features are present in some ...
1
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2answers
481 views

How to prepare for a huge spike in traffic for launching a website hosted on Heroku?

I am getting ready to launch a site I've been working on, and am talking to some bloggers. It's planned to go live next week and press will write about it when it does. But the thing is, this is my ...
0
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1answer
118 views

Hosting for a Ruby on Rails application [closed]

I am a Ruby on Rails developer and I am planning to purchase an hosting space in order to publish my web application (I'm developing a small Social Network). This is my first time that I try to deploy ...
2
votes
1answer
235 views

How to host 2 versions of Rails app on Ubuntu server

I am trying to host multiple versions (dev and staging) of a Rails app on the same server, but I am not currently able to access both via the browser. I am running with Apache2, Passenger, Rails 3, ...
1
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1answer
324 views

Why no one seems to use FreeBSD to host Rails app? [closed]

I'm moving this thread previous adressed to stackoverflow. (Original Thread) We use FreeBSD 8.2, Rails 3.0.7, postgresql 8.3, passenger and nginx for our production servers. (More Infos) We seems to ...
3
votes
4answers
292 views

Excessive hosting costs

A client of mine is getting billed around ~$1400 per month for hosting. However the site is only averaging roughly 200 hits per day and it serves no large files nor videos. It's hosted with ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

How can I point Passenger to the correct Gem files when using RVM Gemsets on Ubuntu? Bundler::GemNotFound

I have a Ubuntu server (10.04) with nginx, and Passenger. I've installed RVM on it, and I have a global gemset with Passenger 3.02 installed. My application is within another gemset which has rails, ...
0
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1answer
131 views

Is python/django less problamatic to manage compared to rails? [closed]

Is managing a python/django server generally easier/trouble free when compared to a ruby/rails app?
2
votes
3answers
142 views

How do I get started learning how to host my own VPS? [closed]

I am about to roll out a webapp that I developed in Rails, and am at the hosting decision stage. I am trying to figure out how to proceed. i.e. do I go Heroku or manage my own VPS. I like having ...
2
votes
4answers
911 views

Affordable combined Ruby/Rails/Redmine + Subversion hosting? [closed]

I am looking for a reliable hosting company I can entrust my code to in the form of a number of Subversion repositories, and a copy of the Redmine project management tool. I am looking for something I ...
0
votes
4answers
194 views

Redirect folder to different server

Just for clarity, I already posted this on StackOverflow and got advice that this better fits in ServerFault.com so here goes: I know you can redirect subdomains to a different server, but can you do ...
0
votes
5answers
148 views

Is there a RoR hosting site that I can pay by month?

I need RoR hosting, but all the hosting solutions only allow payments by the year. I need a payment plan that is every month, or even every 4-5, but not a whole year.
3
votes
2answers
830 views

How to be server admin noob and manage security on Linode/SliceHost/Webbynode?

Hoping you can help! I'm considering moving a Rails app from a shared hosting provider to a dedicated server or a service like Linode, SliceHost, Webbynode, etc. where, if I understand correctly, the ...
1
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2answers
354 views

Hosting many Ruby on Rails Applications/Sites

We are looking to host some 50-100 rails apps. What would be the best server model to handle this? By server model, I mean like several load balanced servers or small VPS per site etc. I've used ...
4
votes
9answers
190 views

RubyOnRails Inexpensive Hosting Service [closed]

I am looking for a hosting service to host RoR (Ruby on Rails) applications. Please suggest hosting services where I can get an inexpensive plan. What are the best options out for hosting when you ...
2
votes
5answers
647 views

Best hosting options for Rails [closed]

We're an agency looking to deploy a few applications for our clients, and we're looking to pass this cost on to the client(s). However, we don't really want to get into managing servers and ...