[LRUG] Rails in the wonderful, wonderful Cloud

Levent Ali lebreeze at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 03:11:09 PDT 2009

I haven't used Heroku... I'd avoid EngineYard personally... go
Rackspace if you can afford it...

Otherwise check Tagadab...

On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 10:10 AM, Mike Evans <mike at harmonypark.net> wrote:
> 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
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