[LRUG] Rails in the wonderful, wonderful Cloud

Abhishek Parolkar abhishek.parolkar at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 05:13:57 PDT 2009

Well, Anchor's dedicated hardware can be a good deal , They are kinda good
at sysadmins , Even github moved to their hands.

They have decent dedicated stuff in range of 300USD

Er. Abhishek Parolkar

On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 5:01 PM, Andrew Stewart <boss at airbladesoftware.com>wrote:

> Hi Mike,
> On 1 Oct 2009, at 10:10, Mike Evans 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.
> I've used Rails Machine for over three years and they have been fantastic.
>  Their support is speedy and effective and they have pulled me out of every
> single hole I've dug for myself in that time.
> They offer managed hosting, though I haven't tried it (I'm on an Original
> Machine account, which means I administer my VPSs myself).  Based on my
> experience with RM so far, I would expect it to be a first class service.
> http://www.railsmachine.com/managed-hosting
> Regards,
> Andy Stewart
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