[ILUG] Deploying a Ruby on Rails app to EC2
ilug at maccarthy.org
Mon Mar 28 09:42:25 IST 2011
You don't mention what stack you are using ?
Is it rails 3 ? rails 2.10 MySql ? Passanger ? Apache? Nginx?
One box or several ?
Rubber is the latest I've heard of, but I've never used it :
It is a capistrano plugin.
AFAIK there is no "blessed" rails on ec2 deployment tool.
You may need to sharpen your calf knife.
On 28 March 2011 15:28, Kevin Lyda <kevin at ie.suberic.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 09:12, Justin MacCarthy <ilug at maccarthy.org> wrote:
>> You can view the forks here:
> Yes, though it's not clear which of the forks is the one I should
> follow. Which is why I asked here, but not exactly clearly enough.
> So I'll try again.
> I have little experience with Ruby on Rails. I would like a simple
> way to deploy Rails apps to EC2. I'm wondering if people with
> experience with Rails app deployment have found a tool like
> http://ec2onrails.rubyforge.org/ that has a more promising future.
> I'd rather not use something at an evolutionary dead end, but as I am
> not familiar with the Ruby or EC2 culture I have a hard time assessing
> where the viable projects like this are.
>> But of course depending on your stack it might be better to roll you
>> own with chef , or capistrano
> I could. I could also purchase a calf, rear it, slaughter it and
> butcher it every time I want a hamburger. But I don't. I'd rather
> not reinvent the wheel - particularly with tools I am not familiar
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