11 Things to Consider Before Deploying Your Rails Application

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Cross Posted from http://vinsol.com/blog At VinSol, we have been developing and deploying Rails applications for more than four years. During this period, we have identified some best practices that we prefer to follow while deploying rails application to production server. Below is the checklist of these practices:   1. Ensure that NS records and MX … Continue reading 11 Things to Consider Before Deploying Your Rails Application

Deploying rails application with pound as a Balancer

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Now a days Apache + mod_proxy + mongrel_clusters, Lighttpd + Mongrel cluster and Nginx + mongrel cluster are well known for deploying rails applications. You can also deploy your rails application with pound(a reverse proxy, load balancer and HTTPS front-end for Web server). First you need to setup mongrel_clusters for your rails application by issuing … Continue reading Deploying rails application with pound as a Balancer

Stuck with capistrano

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I was deploying my latest code to live site today using Capistrano, and suddenly I stuck. When I tried to deploy the code, it checked out the latest version on the server and while executing after_symlink task it rolled back. I was surprised because the deploy script was working fine earlier and I haven’t made … Continue reading Stuck with capistrano