How NoOps Improves Development Productivity and Operational Agility

A NoOps platform can be a benefit to application development teams and address challenges around improving productivity and operational agility.   
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How to Build Your Own Gem in Ruby

As the name implies, the Ruby programming language thrives thanks to the presence of gems. Like the plugins that came before them, gems are mini-pieces of code used to perform specific duties without interfering with or becoming a direct part of our code. The code...
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Why Ruby is Great for Startups

There’s always that critical moment for creative types, getting an idea to move from inside your head to the outside world, capturing it while it’s still fresh. It’s the same for app developers, taking a brilliant idea from vaporware to seismic game changer, from...
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Announcing The New Engine Yard Kontainers

At Engine Yard we are on a continuous journey to provide you with tools to minimize your operational burden, moving you towards friction free NoOps application deployments.  Today we are pleased to share an exciting new capability which was one of the top asks from our...
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Resources for Getting Started with Ruby on Rails

Ruby on Rails is now firmly in the mainstream. A steady stream of people have good reasons to want to use Rails but don’t know where to begin. The resource list below is a solid starting point. It includes tutorials, books, blogs, podcasts and many other educational...
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RubyConf Round Up

The City: Los Angeles, California
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It's Almost Time For Ruby Conf 2018!

It’s autumn and November is right around the corner! We all know what this means…
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Jekyll and Engine Yard: A Match Made in The Clouds

Blogging is without a doubt the most important way to get your ideas out to the world, whether your personal take on a recently released album or your professional word on the latest updates to various products from your organization. While social media pushes our...
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Take Out The Papers And The Trash

How to clean and clear large tables in MySQL From time to time our data team gets requests for advice on how to perform cleanup operations against large database tables. Typically, these originate in a ticket requesting information about how the disk is being used or...
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Ruby on Rails vs PHP

There’s more than one way to build a web application. No matter what type of application you are trying to create, your programmers have their preferred approach and their preferred code languages to accomplish the task. In the world of web applications, most program...
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