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Best Practices for Application Deployment

In this age of technology, web applications are everywhere in our lives. There are many hurdles in the application deployment process, and many steps to get a web app to the production environment and onto the end user's device. Software deployment is an essential step...
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Containers vs Virtual Machines Differences, Pros, & Cons

Before the rise of containerization, virtual machines were the way to go if you needed to isolate environments within a physical infrastructure.
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Docker Vs Kubernetes Explained

If you’re aiming for a microservices-based architecture, you might have heard about Docker and Kubernetes. Docker and Kubernetes are tools you use in the lifecycle of a containerized application.
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What is Platform as a Service (PaaS) Explained

If you’re developing a web application, you might have heard of the three primary models of cloud computing: IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. IaaS gets you an infrastructure, PaaS provides a development environment to go with it, and SaaS is cloud applications for end users.
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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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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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10 Reasons to Attend Ruby Conf 2017

Engine Yard has been dedicated to being part of the Ruby community from the beginning. Being community members means being a part of great events, and Ruby Conf 2017 is no exception.
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Programming Contest! And The Winners are...

Now that everyone’s CPU and GPU clusters have cooled down, we’re ready to announce the contest winners!
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