Engine Yard is flexible with more control over your app

Engine Yard provides a linux shell over ssh giving you more control over your deployment. Also, App Engine’s developer options don’t offer nearly as much control as Engine Yard. With Engine Yard providing you with complete control over your application you’re able to access your fully dedicated VM at the root level (something most PaaS providers do not offer). Customers also typically leave configuration choices to the Engine Yard team, while still retaining the ability to customize their configuration if required. All Engine Yard customers also benefit from 24x7 worldwide support that includes Linux, Ruby on Rails, and DBA staff that you can rely on to help manage your application.

With the level of support and control Engine Yard offers, customers are able to benefit across several areas such as:




Engine Yard is so much more than just a platform

Engine Yard has over 10 years of experience delivering true 24x7 enterprise-grade Ruby DevOps.

We offer:


  • 20 Years Expertise of DBA Support
  • Performance Testing
  • Automation
  • Real AWS Hardware at 50% Lower Price
  • Custom Chef
  • 24/7 Proactive Support 
  • Deployment Assistance
  • Ruby Stack Optimization
  • Health Check
  • Load Testing
  • Autoscaling
  • Disaster Recovery

You don't get all that with App Engine.

Not convinced? Check out our Engine Yard vs App Engine comparison.


Some more benefits exclusive to Engine Yard have been provided below