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How to Host Ruby on Rails 4 Apps on OpenShift

Ruby 2.0 is Here

With the latest release to Openshift Online, we've added Ruby 2.0 (Ruby 2.0.0p353 to be exact) and with that comes a supported Rails 4 quickstart.

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If you need to get rails 4 working on ruby 1.9.3 see below..

Ruby 1.9.3 and Rails 4

In this article, I'll be showing you how to get Rails 4 running on Openshift Online with MongoDB as its database. Rails and MongoDB can make a pretty incredible combination and when configured correctly, can run a fast, reliable, and robust web application. Lets get started.

Initial Setup to Host Ruby on Rails 4 Apps on OpenShift

Before we do anything with Rails, we need to first setup our application on Openshift. We can accomplish this in...


Porting a MongoDB full text search app to Elasticsearch

MongoHQ is now Compose – Learn More A few weeks ago we showed how you could use MongoDB’s full text search facility to index and search a field with scored results. As we’ve just launched Elasticsearch, we thought porting the simple web application created in that article to Elasticsearch would be a good place to…


Easily find & kill MongoDB operations from MongoLab’s UI

A few months ago, we wrote a blog post on finding and terminating long-running operations in MongoDB. To help make it even easier for MongoLab users* to quickly identify the cause behind database unresponsiveness, we’ve integrated the currentOp() and killOp() methods into our management portal. * currentOp and killOp functionality is not available on our […]


Our next DigitalOcean location: A winner is you!

MongoHQ is now Compose – Learn More When we launched Compose MongoDB deployments on DigitalOcean‘s New York City datacenter, we knew we were answering a pent up demand for our auto-scaling MongoDB with DigitialOcean‘s SSD backed hosting. When the launch went so well, we knew we’d need to bring forward the schedule for deploying Composed…


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