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[10 Mar 2014 | Comments Off on Cutting Through the Fog of Cloud | ]

In this talk, I am going to briefly talk about “what cloud is” and highlight the various types of cloud (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS). The bulk of the talk will be about using the fog gem using IaaS. Fog is a ruby cloud services library. I will discuss fog concepts (collections, models, requests, services, providers) and supporting these with actual examples using fog.

[23 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Jenkins with Ruby on Rails on Amazon EC2 | ]

Pivotal Labs starts new projects every week, and we want to have CI set up, building and tagging releases in a few hours, not a few days. For our Rails projects we built a gem, Lobot, for setting up Jenkins instances in the Cloud on Amazon EC2 with Chef. I’ll explain what actually goes on behind the scenes when bringing up CI on EC2 and share with you the tools we use for CI on Rails projects.

[15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Developing with Ruby on Heroku Cloud | ]

You want to start developing Ruby apps and deploying them to Heroku, but you don’t know where to start? No problem! Join this session and learn how to write your first rockin’ Ruby app. We’ll provide an introduction to Rails3, working with Postgres, deploying to Heroku, and Heroku best practices. At the end of the session, you’ll have a complete sample to download and get started immediately.

[20 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on A Polyglot Heroku | ]

Over the past year, Heroku has expanded by going polyglot and supporting languages like Java, Clojure, Python, Node.js, and Scala in addition to Ruby. In this session, we will discuss major updates to the platform and our emphasis on making the Ruby developer experience even better. We’ll leave plenty of time at the end for any questions.

[5 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Getting Started with Ruby on Cloud Foundry | ]

Learn how you can quickly deploy your Ruby applications to Cloud Foundry. Jennifer Hickey demonstrates deployment of both Sinatra and Rails apps without modifying a single line of code. She will also show some new techniques for accessing Cloud Foundry services from your Ruby code. You will see some new tools for interacting with your app once it’s deployed. You may even get a sneak peek at some brand new Ruby deployment options!

[8 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Deploy Applications to Hybrid Clouds with Engine Yard and CloudStack | ]

This video shows how easy it is to deploy Ruby or PHP applications to a Hybrid Cloud using the Engine Yard Platform as a Service and a Cloudstack-based infrastructure. In fact, you can do so with little to no configuration.

[29 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Software Engineering for Software as a Service Free Online Course | ]

UC Berkeley is offering a free online Software Engineering for Software as a Service course that will start in February 2012. This course teaches the engineering fundamentals for long-lived software using the highly-productive Agile development method for Software as a Service (SaaS) using Ruby on Rails.

[14 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Deploying Rails 3.1 Applications to Engine Yard Cloud | ]

How do you deploy Rails 3.1 Applications to Engine Yard Cloud? Michael Latta shares in this blog post his knowledge on how to deploy new and existing Rails 3.1 projects on the Engine Yard Cloud. He proposes a list of questions that you should ask yourself and gives guidance on what to do with the answers.

[8 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Engine Yard CEO John Dillon Interview | ]

John Dillon was appointed chief executive in 2009. He explains why Engine Yard has widened its offer with the recent acquisition of Orchestra to support the even larger market of PHP developers.

[1 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Node.js, Ruby and Python in Windows Azure | ]

Most people using Windows Azure are using ASP.NET and PHP, but Windows Azure is much more general than that. Steve Marx will show how he built a few web apps (including his blog) that run on Windows Azure and don’t use .NET or PHP. Server-side JavaScript, Ruby, and Python will be the most prominent examples.