Episodes
Deploying to AWS Elastic Beanstalk
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Deploying to AWS Elastic Beanstalk

#106 Nov 19, 2017 pro
We’re going to get a Ruby on Rails application running on a staging environment on AWS Elastic Beanstalk. The Rails app will be connected to a MySQL database instance.

Additional Dependencies in Beanstalk
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Additional Dependencies in Beanstalk

#107 Nov 26, 2017 pro
Sometimes your AWS Beanstalk environment may require configuration changes from your app to properly deploy and get everything working.

Deploying to Amazon Linux 2
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Deploying to Amazon Linux 2

#285 Feb 28, 2021 pro
I recently upgraded Drifting Ruby's site from Ruby 2.6 to Ruby 2.7 as part of some general maintenance. The Beanstalk instance was using an older version of Amazon Linux. During the upgrade process, I discovered that it wasn't a simple transition. In this episode, we look at the discovery path and how to successfully deploy your Ruby on Rails application to AWS Elastic Beanstalk with Amazon Linux 2 and Ruby 2.7.

Load Testing with JMeter
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Load Testing with JMeter

#184 Apr 21, 2019 pro
Load Testing is an important aspect of due diligence when hosting a production application. It can also help uncover infrastructure requirements and server costs.

Deploying to Render
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Deploying to Render

#344 Apr 10, 2022 pro
Heroku is not the only PaaS anymore and there are some cheaper alternatives now-a-days. In this episode, we explore deploying a Ruby on Rails 7 application to Render.