Deploying a Rails App The Easy Way

Introduction You've written the app, you've deployed it on Heroku, and now it's time to deploy your app for production on a real server. There are a few advantages of a server (dedicated or VPS) over something like Heroku. It mainly boils down to: Optimization Security Flexibility and Customization Multi-app hosting Lower Cost Signing Up First, we need to sign up for DigitalOcean: a VPS service renowned for the speed and simplicity of their VPS »

Using ownCloud for Ghost Static Files

Ghost is a powerful blog platform written in Node.js. Its simplicity and speed make it an ideal option for hosting a simple After installing Ghost, the first problem I ran in to was hosting photos. Having migrated data from Wordpress, the images were still hosted on that domain. If I pulled the Wordpress site down, that would mean losing my images. ownCloud ownCloud is perhaps the most popular self-hosted cloud service. Think Dropbox or »