Rails Web Application Hosting Made Easy


Engine Yard has been a pioneer of Ruby on Rails hosting and is a leading PaaS provider since 2006.
Our team has extensive experience working on Open Source Software projects like fog, Ruby on Rails, JRuby, Bundler, RVM, Rubinius and Travis CI. With Engine Yard’s Ruby on Rails, you can select the best application server type for your app by choosing between Unicorn, Passenger, and Puma.


Ruby Stack on Engine Yard

Looking to deploy your Ruby application in the cloud?

Check out our Ruby stack:


Load Balancer - HAPROXY, AWS ELB/ALB

Language - Ruby

Frameworks - Rails, Sinatra, Grape

Web Server - Nginx, Rack

App Server - Unicorn, Passenger, Puma

Database - MySQL, PostgreSQL, AWS RDS

Caches - Redis, Memcached

Utilities - Sidekiq, Resque, Delayed Job


Ruby on Rails Application Deployment


Link Engine Yard to a GitHub account and deploy your code from a git repository and customize as much or as little as you want, using the engineyard gem, custom Chef, environment variables, and managing configuration variables using ey_config. 


GitHub Engine Yard Application Deployment


Deploy from Git

Link Engine Yard to a GitHub account.

Deploy your application straight from your GitHub repository.



Deploy Applications Using CLI


Deploy Using CLI

Simple and easy two step process to deploy

your Ruby application to Engine Yard Cloud using CLI


Step 1 - Install the engineyard gem: gem install engineyard

Step 2 - Deploy your application: ey deploy






Flexible Cloud Hosting with Engine Yard


With Engine Yard you get to choose the size and location of your Virtual Machines for you app deployment. What’s more, you get to have full access to the VMs that you provision on Engine Yard, giving you an environment that is dedicated to your use alone. You can also SSH into your server VMs as and when needed to manage, track, and configure. Select between various data stores to find the best data solution for your use case.


Deploying your Ruby on Rails application to Engine Yard Cloud

Getting started deploying your ruby app on Engine Yard is quick and simple. Check out this resource on How Your Ruby Code Is Deployed on Engine Yard Cloud and learn how to deploy your Ruby on Rails application to Amazon's EC2 in 10 minutes with this screencast from Engine Yard