Looking for Ruby On Rails Hosting Providers? Although many hosting providers are offering RoR hosting these days but there are some who are fully dedicated to this platform. Here is a list of RoR hosting providers
Rackspace under its cloud offerings provide RoR Support and offers SSH access so that you can Install an RoR Instance and if you sign up with them on a Managed Operations service level they would install it for you. Rackspace cloud Servers are powered by OpenStack, the world’s leading open-source cloud operating system. They also offer a quick and easy UI control panel to manage the hosting. Their charges are on a pay as you go basis with a minimal monthly fee starting with $0.032/hr ( Approx 23$ per month). Visit Rackspace
A Small Orange (Green Hosting)
A Small Orange’s is a green environment friendly hosting company with various shared, VPS and dedicated hosting plans and offers Ruby on Rails support using Passenger for enhanced performance and reliability. Visit A Small Orange
Heroku is a build, run and scale cloud hosting option which allows you to pay as you grow. This means that the pricing is based on resources you use. Each unit of computing power on Heroku is called Dyno and you are charged based on how many Dyno your application uses. They offer PostgreSQL as the primary database which is offered as a fully managed service as well. Check their pricing calculator to get more details.
Openshift by RedHat is another cloud hosting option for Rubyapplications. OpenShift gives you options to deploy and run Ruby applications using your favorite frameworks and databases. ie: Rails backed by MySQL Or Sinatra and MongoDB? For testing and development they have a free plan ( upto 3 gears ), for upgraded application they have bronze ans silver plans costing upto 20$ per month. Visit OpenShift
RailsMachine offers expert support, reliable infrastructure, and a comprehensive set of tools for RoR hosting. They offer Virtual machines configured for RoR applications, latest Rails Stack: Ubuntu, Passenger, Rails, MySQL, Git and full management and support. Check more details about them here.
WebFaction provides 512MB application memory, 100 GB memory space along with a 600GB bandwidth, though upgrade options are available. The pricing is $8.50/month (paid yearly) or $9.50/month (paid monthly) with 60-day money back guarantee. They support Ruby, Rails and offers full SSH access. Also eye catching is WebFaction’s developer tools & application library which includes Git, Subversion, Bazaar, Mercurial, Trac, Redmine and more. Visit WebFaction
Brightbox is a UK based hosting provider and provides high-performance visualized servers, optimized for hosting Ruby on Rails applications. Each Brightbox server comes with hardware RAID storage, managed MySQL cluster and the Brightbox Rails stack pre-installed. Their basic plan starts with £39 per month ( £390 annually) and contains 10GB storage, 384MB RAM, 10 connections to MySql cluster usage and 100 GB bandwidth per month. Visit BrightBox.co.uk.
Engine yard is another leading RoR hosting provider. They offer standard and dedicated instances which starts with $102.20/month. Visit EngineYard.com
AppFog supports Ruby on rails with various database combinations such as MySql, MongoDB and PostgreSQL etc with various other technologies and also offer a free plan. Their basic plan starts from $20 per month and they offer various features with their plans like One-click setup of MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis and RabbitMQ services and Scalable architecture with built-in caching and load balancing. Visit AppFog