Chapter 15. Custom Deployment
Moving your finished application into production and making it available to users requires you to make many choices. You can choose from a variety of web hosting providers, Rails application servers, databases, and automated deployment systems. In Chapter 6, you learned about Heroku, a hosting service that uses Git for deployment.
Most large companies have an operations team to configure servers and deploy applications. But as a beginning Rails programmer, you may not have the luxury of a dedicated operations team to deploy your application.
In this chapter, you’ll set up a server to host your application, configure your application’s production environment, push your application to GitHub, and finally deploy to your ...