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.

AWS Security Groups and Deploying Rails 6 to Beanstalk
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AWS Security Groups and Deploying Rails 6 to Beanstalk

#203 Aug 18, 2019 pro
Back in Episode #106, we configured and deployed to a very simple AWS Beanstalk environment. However, in this episode, we take things a bit further and explore security groups, an existing database and redis service. Also, there are a few changes that we have to do in order to get Rails 6 working within Beanstalk.

Creating Health Checks
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Creating Health Checks

#208 Sep 22, 2019 pro
Health Checks are an important part of monitoring an application's health. However, a simple status response may not be sufficient. In this episode, we look at creating a health check which monitors some dependencies of a Rails application.