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Looking to deploy your Ruby application in the cloud?

Looking to deploy your Ruby application in the cloud?

Engine Yard has been a pioneer in Ruby on Rails hosting since 2006. Our team has extensive experience working on Open Source Software projects like Bundler, Sinatra, 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 with choices like Unicorn, Passenger, and Puma.

Why Choose Engine Yard?

Engine Yard is designed specifically for application developers and takes the complexity out of infrastructure provisioning with standardized best-in-class operations that deliver economies of scale and evolve easily with minimal hassle.

We provide a complete cloud hosting platform for a wide range of applications built in Ruby on Rails, PHP, Node.js, and other languages (you can install any language framework you wish).

Our solutions are designed for small businesses looking to deploy web applications that require a single compute instance as well as large enterprises with applications that require the reliability and performance of high availability clusters.



Quick & Easy Deployment

Quick & Easy Deployment

Application deployment has never been easier than with Engine Yard. We have reduced the time it takes to deploy new apps from days to minutes with a quick one-click deployment directly from your Github repository.

  • Simply write your code, commit your changes, and just push to the remote repository. Based on your Dockerfile, an image will be built and your application containers will be deployed.
  • Run your code without any customization. Engine Yard automatically analyzes your code, creates containers, and runs them on Kubernetes clusters.
  • Out of the box support for popular languages and frameworks like Node.js, Python, PHP, and of course Ruby on Rails.
  • Maximize availability with rolling deployments, meaning no downtime or customer impact during deployments. Engine Yard leverages 12-factor app principles for modern application deployment and management experience.

Fully Managed Service

Our platform automation takes care of the configuration, deployment, and ongoing maintenance of your application in the cloud.

  • We make sure all aspects of application management are covered including installing your code and configuring a hardened runtime environment, including OS, language, and database environments.
  • We automatically do the planning for replication, backup, and recovery. You can also stay up to date once you deploy your environment. with regular stack updates for both security patches and new functionality.
  • The engine yard platform lives within your private and isolated account, which means that you share no resources with anyone providing a high level of security. Our platform also automatically configures all security groups and firewalls to minimize exposure.
Fully Managed Service
Designed For Scale  & Performance

Designed For Scale & Performance

Automatically scale your application by not having to worry about provisioning infrastructure based on planned usage. The Engine Yard platform intelligently monitors application performance providing robust insights into how the application runs and behaves in production to optimize the operations of the application.

  • The Engine Yard platform uses containers for speed and agility as well as flexibility. Based on CPU, memory, or even custom business rules, you can set the auto-scaling policy that makes your application ready to serve an increased number of requests, whenever this is needed.
  • You can also keep costs low and easily optimize resource utilization as you scale. The platform monitors application performance and uses these insights to intelligently rightsize infrastructure using machine learning technologies.
  • Get automated alerts in case of application failure, abnormal resource usage, etc. You can also add your own alerts. Log aggregation centralizes all of your application logs. You can easily analyze application errors or diagnose performance problems.

Outstanding 24x7 Support

At Engine Yard we take great pride in our support offering which is universally acknowledged to be one of the best in business.

  • Our world-class support team includes experts who can help diagnose issues, find performance bottlenecks, and optimize your code to make the best out of your application.
  • Our DBAs and System Admins are domain experts with over 20 years of experience. The team has extensive experience with Linux and has also worked with microservice technologies such as Hephy, Kubernetes, Docker.
  • In case you are strapped for DevOps resources, we also provide you with access to a seasoned DevOps team.
  • All these resources are included in our support plans and do not require any additional investment.
Outstanding 24x7 Support

Ruby Stack on Engine Yard

The Engine Yard infrastructure stack has been highly optimized, tried, and tested and has been developed over 10 years of full-stack Ruby on Rails experience. Your application will run up to 50% faster with our infrastructure. Our autoscaling capabilities ensure that there is no performance degradation when unplanned traffic hits and require no manual setup or intervention. What's more, our platform uses monitoring data to continuously optimize your application’s performance.

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

Why Customers Love Us

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