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Predictable, transparent pricing. Scale without worries.

Always know what you’re paying for, no sticker shock. Grow and scale your app when the time is right.

Our Cloud platform, running on EC2 instances.

Platform + Support

$ 270 Monthly per instance
$ 530 Monthly per instance
$ 660 Monthly per instance

* Platinum only available in annual subscriptions


Equivalent to AWS EC2 Pricing

Sample pricing based on 720 hours of usage in the US East Region:
c5.large $61; c5.xlarge = $122
m5.large = $69; m5.xIarge = $138

Number of servers Any Any Minimum 4
Support availability 12x5 support 24x7 support 24x7 support
General guidance 1 business day 1 day 1 day
Production system impaired 4 business hours 4 hours 4 hours
Production system down 2 business hours 30 minutes 30 minutes
Developer Center access
Platform support requests
Unlimited support requests
Live support via phone
Assistance with deployment, upgrades, app, and system configuration
Automated Monitoring & Altering
24x7 system monitoring of platform infrastructure for uptime with an option for custom alerts in case of issues/anomalies.
Proactive application monitoring
Engine Yard team responds to alerts proactively on your behalf
Onboarding services
A Solutions Architect will work with your Team on preparing your application so that it deploys easily in the EYK platform.
Database Support
Database support for your applications by Engine Yard support team.
Database Administration
  • Health analyses and recommendations (monthly)
  • Performance tuning including slow query remediation
  • Backup & restore on demand
  • Uptime management + recovery with runbook execution
  • Configuration and deployments
  • Disaster recovery configuration
  • Consultations - best practice advice on retooling DB and application architecture
  • Migrations
  • Database upgrades
Deploy AWS Services
  • Configure and deploy CloudFront, S3, EFS, ELB for your application
  • Configure and maintain Web Application Firewall (WAF), AWS Certificate Manager, Route 53
  • Migrate to and manage ElasticCache, Relational Database Service (RDS), OpenSearch
  • Configure Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), VPC Peering, NAT Gateway
  • Consultation on Application Cloud Architecture and AWS service adoption
Application Upgrades
  • Engine Yard Stack upgrades
  • Ruby & Rails upgrades
  • Migration from x86 to ARM
  • Containerization - dockerize and deploy your application on containers so that your applications can auto-scale.
Site Reliability Assistance
  • Deploy Application Performance Management (APM) & monitoring tools
  • Site performance and reliability analysis (monthly)
  • Advanced Application Diagnostics: Reporting and recommendations on required application changes (monthly)
  • Runbook execution against alerts
Compliance Assistance
  • SOC II compliance reports
  • Provide infrastructure details to auditors
  • Collaborate with your auditors on platform security & compliance
* Platinum only available in annual subscriptions
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“I’m so grateful we had Engine Yard during those times,” “It was the first major multi-retailer sale event where we’ve had no worries about running at sufficient scale. There was no backlog of processing and all orders were processed promptly. We got a lot of really nice comments from customers on how fast the platform was. It was extraordinary for us — brilliant.”

CJ Johnson

Chief Technical Officer Co-Founder

“We rely on Engine Yard to deliver a flexible, reliable platform with a rock-solid stack, so we don’t have to invest in building internal resources and hiring an ops team. Even with our customized configurations, Engine Yard makes it easy to deploy – we just click a button. We go from development to staging to production with all of our focus on building a great product.”


What typical use cases run on Engine Yard?

Engine Yard is tailored to fit the needs of its many customers, from small startups to large enterprise customers. Companies like Badgeville, a leader in gamification, use Engine Yard to save on operations costs. Bleacher Report, an open source sports network, runs on Engine Yard to make sure the network has constant uptime and the company can focus on building the sports community.

What do I get with the Engine Yard trial account?

The trial account is a great way to get a sense of what Engine Yard can do for you. It will help you understand how our platform automation works and how easy it is to run your application on Engine Yard. The Engine Yard trial comes with free 7-day access to your own private cluster & a $100 AWS credit. You can signup for the free trial at https://signup.ey.io/. Engine Yard uses AWS resources. Please note that you will continue to get charged unless you explicitly cancel the trial.

What languages does Engine Yard support?

Engine Yard currently supports the following three languages - Ruby on Rails, PHP, and Node.js. - and is always looking to add more languages.

What is the difference between Engine Yard Cloud and Engine Yard Kontainers?

Engine Yard Cloud (EYC) is our legacy platform, which runs on EC2 instances. Engine Yard Kontainers (EYK) is our rearchitected platform, which uses containers. It reduces deployment time to minutes, scales automatically in response to demand and offers monitoring, centralized logging and analytics. While we continue to support EYC our resources are primarily focused on innovating on EYK.

Do I need a ‘containerized’ application to get started with EYK?

No, you don’t need to have a containerized application to get started with EYK. But if you have a containerized application, you can bring it to the Engine Yard Kontainers. EYK provides optimized Application Stacks - all you have to do is select an Application Stack that is suitable for your application and just deploy it on EYK. It’s that simple! You don’t need to understand containers or containerize your application.

What are EYK Private Clusters?

EYK Private Clusters are your own fully managed Kubernetes compatible clusters on Engine Yard. Private clusters are network and resource isolated for security and performance. EYK Private Clusters run on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in an isolated account and within their own Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).

How does my selected support level (or levels) affect my price for Engine Yard services?

Engine Yard's kickass, around-the-clock support is always there to help you deploy and run your apps smoothly in a "NoOps" fashion. Choose the right plan that meets your needs: Standard Support Level: $0 with 12 hours a day/ 5 days a week support. Premium Support Level: Greater of $800 or 20% of container usage, 24/7 support, and proactive response. Platinum Support Level: Greater of $1,200 or 30% of container usage, 24/7 support, proactive response, and full stack support.

What is an Application Stack?

An Application Stack is a set of pre-packaged software components that are designed to run certain kinds of applications. For example, EYK Ruby on Rails v6 Application Stack has these pre-packaged components: Ruby v2.6 Rails v6 HAProxy v1.8.8 Passenger v5.3.7 EYK offers multiple Application Stacks that support various programming languages and runtime environments.

Can my applications provision and use other cloud resources?

Yes, you will be able to create and manage other resources such as databases on RDS, S3 buckets. Your applications will be able to access these resources that create and manage through Engine Yard.

Can my applications access resources from external Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)s?

Yes, you can create VPC peering from external VPCs to Engine Yard VPC so that you can access external VPC resources from Engine Yard VPC.

Thousands of teams with limited DevOps support easily run complex containerized applications with Engine Yard:

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