Articles tagged with Rackspace


The funding behind 6 top Ruby on Rails hosts

Posted by Collin on 06/01/2011 in Rails Hosting Information, DreamHost, 1and1, Heroku, Engine Yard, Joyent, and Rackspace.

Starting a new company? Ever wonder where your Rails host got its start? We looked into the backgrounds of several top Rails hosts to find out what started the machine, and what keeps it greased. It’s interesting to note that most (if not all) of the bigger hosting companies don’t have much financial history information readily available.

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Rails reseller hosting plans. What’s the point?

Don’t like any Rails hosting options you have come across? Think you could create a better hosting environment in your sleep? Do you have needs that no hosting company seems to be able to meet? Then we may have an option for you. Buying a dedicated server and reselling portions of it may be the solution for you. For many buying a reseller package is a good way for the entrepreneurial developer, with aspirations to begin a hosting company or other web venture, to start out. For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about: a reseller hosting package is a type of web hosting where the reseller account or dedicated server owner can partition their allotted drive space and bandwidth to host third party applications. Not only does this allow you to rent out space on the server, but it also gives you more control over you hosting environment.

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Rails Hosting review: Rackspace

Posted by Collin on 06/29/2011 in Rackspace and Rails Hosting Reviews.

We here at Rails Hosting are bringing you yet another review compilation. "Why?" you may ask. At Rails Hosting we feel it is our duty to keep you as informed as we can manage when it comes to Rails hosting and the companies that provide it. We wouldn't want you to get suckered into hosting with some company that has no clue what they are doing. Nor do we want you paying for something hoping that it works out, when in fact hundreds of people have posted warnings all over the web trying to give you the information you need. Alternately we also want to make sure you are clued into the best of the best. So, in an effort to pack your brain with more information than is medically safe, we are bringing you reviews, reviews, and more reviews. We hope this information helps you in your quest to find your perfect Rails host.

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