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Rails Crash Course by Anthony Lewis

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Chapter 15. Custom Deployment

Moving your finished application into production and making it available to users requires you to make many choices. You can choose from a variety of web hosting providers, Rails application servers, databases, and automated deployment systems. In Chapter 6, you learned about Heroku, a hosting service that uses Git for deployment.

Most large companies have an operations team to configure servers and deploy applications. But as a beginning Rails programmer, you may not have the luxury of a dedicated operations team to deploy your application.

In this chapter, you’ll set up a server to host your application, configure your application’s production environment, push your application to GitHub, and finally deploy to your ...

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