[LRUG] Rails in the wonderful, wonderful Cloud
paul.bowsher at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 02:44:41 PDT 2009
We're looking at moving away from Brightbox as they are fairly unreliable.
Their VM setup is great, but they don't provide an SLA and don't seem to
have their network properly sorted yet.
On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 10:18 AM, Anthony Green <Anthony.Green at bbc.co.uk>wrote:
> I've heard good things about Brightbox. Do they have a cloud solution ?
> > Hello, a quick question on this sunny autumnal morning. A client of
> > ours is looking to move their Rails app into the cloud both for future
> > scalability and redundancy reasons (the recent 20 minute outage due to
> > their current host's network issues being the proximate cause).
> > Can anyone recommend, or recommend avoiding, any virtualised
> > platforms? I'm aware of Engine Yard and Heroku (both of which are EC2
> > based I believe), and it seems Rackspace has a product now too. We've
> > used Joyent in the past but found their customer service pretty
> > woeful. The client's budget is £250/US$400 per month; a managed
> > solution would be preferable if budget allows.
> > Thanks for any tips!
> > Cheers,
> > Mike
> > Harmonypark cultural construction company
> > 60 Tabernacle Street, London EC2A 4NB
> > +44-20-7250-3204
> > http://harmonypark.net
> Anthony Green
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