Recent Posts by Ines Sombra

Our first OSS data sponsorship: meet Oleg, Teodor, and Alexander

Engine Yard has been a long-time friend and sponsor of open source projects. Over the last few years we have made contributions to projects like JRuby, Travis CI, RailsInstaller, Vagrant, and many more. But in our long OSS sponsoring history there was something...
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How to Troubleshoot PostgreSQL Alerts

So you have your PostgreSQL application deployed on Engine Yard Cloud and everything is going great. You have enabled a few extensions, have added basic redundancy by spinning a database replica, and are busy developing new features. 
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Riak is GA on Engine Yard Cloud

Hello from NYC! We stopped by RICON East to share great news. We are thrilled to announce the General Availability of Riak on Engine Yard Cloud.
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Why we upgraded our PostgreSQL default to 9.2 and why you should, too

Hello again! Last week we launched the Early Access release of our very first NoSQL Database, Riak. This release is very important to us as Riak uses a new way to organize and manage instances that have a specific function. Exciting things are spawning from the...
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Welcoming Riak, now hosted on Engine Yard!

Happy 2013 from the Engine Yard Data Team! We hope the new year finds you developing exciting new applications. We’ve been quite busy, and today we are happy to introduce you to a new product. We dedicated a big part of last year to expanding and strengthening our...
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Database Stack End of Life Announcements

Over the last year we’ve focused on aggressively expanding our database stack. With PostgreSQL 9.0, 9.1 and MySQL 5.1 and 5.5 available we’ve provided customers with many options and upgrade paths. We’d like to continue growing our stack and introduce new enhancements...
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A Year of Data at Engine Yard

2012 is almost over and we want to give everyone an update on what the Data Team has been working on. We have a new database version available for all customers, and a preview of what will be shipping soon. So sit tight because we have a lot to tell!
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PostgreSQL is Our New Default

PostgreSQL’s popularity is growing, and rightfully so: it’s reliable, performant, and competes well with traditional (and expensive) enterprise databases like Oracle and SQL Server. PostgreSQL is completely community driven and has a rich ecosystem of tools and...
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Database-less Environments is now GA

A few months ago we launched Database-less environments. This has been a very popular feature and today we are happy to announce its GA release. Please note that this feature is available only for customers who have upgraded their stack since May 15, 2012.
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Announcing Database-less environments

At Engine Yard, we believe that you should have the flexibility to set up your environments and manage your data stores as you see fit. This is something we take seriously as we continue to evolve Engine Yard Cloud and today, we are happy to announce database-less...
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