RUBY ON RAILS HOSTING
Keeping Rails based website up and running is required to consider web hosting effort know-how. Rails was very intensive, and is lack of solution like Rails equivalent of mod_php, for web based server Apache, this made it challenging for shared hosting companies which offer an easy and cheap hosting solution.
This issue was one of the few drawbacks of ever increasingly much more popular and a productive framework like Rails.
Both Rails and Ruby have been matured over the years, during this lots of the emphasis has been placed on ease of deployment, reliability and performance. Now Rails Hosting is more accessible and far easier than it was in past.
A Dutch company, Phusion developed a product called Passenger which is very similar in scope and very ease to deploy while deployment to what PHP developer may accustomed with mod_php. Dealing with complexity of group of instances, all of the jazz and load balancer, are history for most demanding Rails based applications.
Nowadays, you don’t need to make major investment when this comes to resources, money and time to host a Rails based website. To host website on Rails platform you need to be very careful. With Rails explosion in popularity each hosting service is out and is there to jump and try on board.
As, many of these didn’t know what they were lacked and doing experience which is required to support their Ruby on Rails customers. Some of these web based services have their appealing names which includes terms like RoR Hosting, Ruby Hosting, Ruby on Rails Hosting or some variations. Despite of using these words, they are not better than a general web hosting provider.
Ruby on Rails is an open-source and is free framework with advanced documentation and a helpful and passionate community. It is used by popular sites in variety of web based applications: Discount sites Groupon and LivingSocial, Basecamp, and social media platform Twitter this all rely on Ruby on Rails platform to manage and create content for websites.
This framework is being provided by Rails which allows applications to be developed in Ruby to interface not only with applications/software on web server, but some other applications and user accessing content on site. Twitter, as an example, created Rails-driven system, Starling, to organize and sort the incoming tweets in real time.
Advantages of Ruby On Rails
- Better fit
- Tool options
- Vendor support
- Rapid development model
- Good jobs
- Well documented
- Open source
- Code-based data model
- Ruby language itself