First you’ll learn how to build out yourshared, virtual, or dedicated host. Then, you’ll see how to build yourapplications for production and deploy them with one step, every time. DeployingRails Applications will take you from a simple shared host through a highlyscalable clustered and balanced setup with Nginx.
See how to tell whether you’ve bought enough firepower, and learn how tooptimize your Rails projects applications in a systemic, rational way. Takeadvantage of advanced caching techniques, and become and expert with the latestservers in Nginx and Mongrel. Don’t worry. You’ll get a dose of Apache too.
Not only will you learn how to configure your production environment, you’llalso see how to monitor it with free, automated tools that can restart yourservers when the memory use gets too high for comfort. You’ll see how to take aperformance baseline, profile for bottlenecks, and solve the most commonperformance problems you’re likely to see.
- Everything from source control and migrations to Capistrano, rake tasks and beyond.
- Directly from an author who runs EngineYard, one of the best Rails hosts in the business.
- How to deploy your applications to multiple production servers with a single command using Capistrano.
- How to setup a Rails/Nginx/Mongrel cluster for applications with high scalability needs.
- ...and more!