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General Discussion

4 Answers

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

That's not possible, it's doesn't support ruby.

You can try a small orange they offer rails hosting starting from $21 / bi-annually.

Ralph bolo
Ralph bolo
6,341 Points

Thanks, Yeah I also thought they don't host rails app but there was a paragraph that said

"The technical specs for our plan include 1GB disk space, 10GB bandwidth, cPanel, 1-click WordPress install, and support for major web languages like PHP and Ruby on Rails. We have tested these specs with hundreds of students, who work well within these allocations."

I was just making sure, and there is no way of contacting anyone from the company unless you have an account

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

> support for major web languages like PHP and Ruby on Rails.

I missed that on their site. According to the site it was founded by Zac Gordon, you can hit him up on twitter

Sean Perryman
Sean Perryman
13,810 Points

Heroku gets exponentially faster as you add resources; unfortunately it gets expensive quickly just like amazon web services. If you are fairly savvy, you could look at a VPS (virtual private server) to host a rails app. The site lowendbox.com has plans starting at $1/mo, though to get the resources needed for rails you might have to pay a bit more.

Zac Gordon
STAFF
Zac Gordon
Treehouse Guest Teacher

Hey folks, they do support Rails, but if you're after speed I wouldn't recommend student level shared hosting as you're first choice ;) they're fast servers, but they're setup for learning students not high performance applications, if that makes sense?