Ruby on Rails Hosting with Joyent
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Based in San Francisco with offices around the world, Joyent is a privately held cloud computing company that has been in business since 2004. Ruby on Rails developers are treated as first class citizens at Joyent, with an entire Rails community, help wikis, and the Joyent Accelerator wich is an extremely flexible tool for building and deploying apps, Joyent is ...show more »

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Joyent Hosting Plans that Support Ruby on Rails

MYSQL SmartMachine (cloud) Hosting

When you need to run MySQL within multi-tier applications, choose the MySQL SmartMachine. Plans are variable and range from 5 GB of disk space for $125/month to 200 GB for $4,000/month

  • 5 GB Disk
  • 10000 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

Percona SmartMachine (cloud) Hosting

A super-charged database from the MySQL experts, the Percona SmartMachine is an optimized Percona Server 5.1 that also includes XtraDB and XtraBackup. The combination of SmartOS, Percona Server with XtraDB and XtraBackup takes MySQL cloud computing to new levels of performance and scalability. Plans are variable and range from 5 GB of disk space for $125/month to 200 GB for $4,000/month

  • 5 GB Disk
  • 10000 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

Riak SmartMachine (cloud) Hosting

Developed in partnership with Basho Technologies and inspired by Dynamo, Riak SmartMachines are scalable, fault-tolerant, open source key/value database servers intended to be the primary data storage mechanism in production applications. Riak SmartMachines scale elastically and horizontally. That is, Riak SmartMachines let you grow your cluster from three nodes to ten nodes to 100 nodes and beyond while your cluster is running. In addition to getting more storage space as you add nodes, Riak SmartMachines deliver a linear increase in processing power. Plans are variable and range from 5 GB of disk space for $125/month to 200 GB for $2,500/month

  • 5 GB Disk
  • 10000 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

Zeus SmartMachine (cloud) Hosting

Zeus SmartMachines provide a fast, efficient and truly scalable solution for this problem with cutting edge flexibility and granular control of the Soft Application Delivery Controller (SoftADC). Zeus Traffic Manager (ZXTM) gives the ability to inspect packets. By adding customized traffic script to ZXTM, MySQL writes to a master database and sends the reads to a sequence of MySQL slave databases. ZXTM makes it possible to horizontally scale your MySQL cluster without touching your application by inspecting, transforming and routing requests as it load-balances them across the application infrastructure. Through an easy-to-use graphical interface, Zeus SmartMachines deliver high volume load-balancing, caching, active packet management and extensive reporting. Plans are variable and range from 5 GB of disk space for $250/month to 200 GB for $8,000/month

  • 5 GB Disk
  • 10000 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

Windows (Enterprise) Virtual Machine (cloud) Hosting

Joyent Virtual Machines come with bursting, so you have access to virtual CPUs – when you need them. JoyentCloud has optimized the virtualization layer to provide better performance than you’ll find on other cloud hosting providers. Disk I/O, CPU, and memory are the best available anywhere. Plans are variable and range from 5 GB of disk space for $340/month to 200 GB for $2,720/month

  • 5 GB Disk
  • 500 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

Linux Virtual Machine (cloud) Hosting

Joyent Virtual Machines come with bursting, so you have access to virtual CPUs – when you need them. JoyentCloud has optimized the virtualization layer to provide better performance than you’ll find on other cloud hosting providers. Disk I/O, CPU, and memory are the best available anywhere. Plans are variable and range from 5 GB of disk space for $16/month to 200 GB for $2,080/month

  • 5 GB Disk
  • 500 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

Windows (HPC or Standard) Virtual Machine (cloud) Hosting

Joyent Virtual Machines come with bursting, so you have access to virtual CPUs – when you need them. JoyentCloud has optimized the virtualization layer to provide better performance than you’ll find on other cloud hosting providers. Disk I/O, CPU, and memory are the best available anywhere. Plans are variable and range from 5 GB of disk space for $280/month to 200 GB for $2,240/month

  • 5 GB Disk
  • 500 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

Joyent Reviews



From Joyent's own site: "Joyent is a global cloud computing software and services company offering cloud computing solutions worldwide since 2004. Joyent licenses its cloud software, SmartDataCenter, to service providers, like Dell, who deliver cloud services to their own customers. In addition, Joyent runs an instance of SmartDataCenter for some of the most innovative companies in the world, such as LinkedIn, Gilt Groupe and Kabam. Joyent is the only cloud computing company that has developed a complete software stack, runs a major public cloud on that stack, and offers its cloud data center software to any company that wants to build a cloud. Because Joyent’s approach to cloud software is completely different from that of all other major cloud vendors, Joyent is able to deliver unprecedented economies of scale and competitive advantages to service providers in the form of higher hardware utilization and margins.Based in San Francisco with offices around the world, Joyent is privately held and backed by Greycroft Partners and Intel Capital. "