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I Miss Staging — Postlight — Digital product studio
"This is how we used to develop in the last decade, hitting reload on different browsers on different operating systems and adding special cases to our code until everything looked and worked okay. Eventually a consistent platform emerged." Yup. Yet another downside of the future-is-services: it's also a mess, and everyone just seems to be _coping_ rather than offering alternatives.
operations  publishing  saas  technology  onestepforward  hosting 
7 weeks ago by infovore
MapBox
"Design, host and share your own custom maps." Interesting - tile hosting, tile creation.
opensource  maps  mapping  gis  hosting 
april 2011 by infovore
gemcutter | awesome gem hosting
"Gemcutter is the next generation of gem hosting for the Ruby community. Instantly publish your gems and install them. Use the API to interact and find out more information about available gems. Become a contributor and enhance the site with your own changes." Apparently this is the next big thing, post-github not serving gems. Let's chase this trend for a bit.
ruby  gems  hosting  programming  development  gemcutter  opensource 
october 2009 by infovore
Gem Building is Defunct - GitHub
"...it’s been a week and we’ve decided to not bring back the gem builder. It was a fun experiment but Jeweler and Gemcutter combined make it ridiculously simple to publish a gem. The gem builder use case (fork a project, make a change, publish a gem, install it) is now easier than ever using these tools." Which is all very nice, but a bit of a PITA for anyone who'd been depending on this. Still: gems.github.com will serve for another year.
ruby  github  gems  rubygems  gem  git  hosting  cloud 
october 2009 by infovore
Process Perfection
"The bottom line is, there are laws on the books in the EU that stand in direct conflict with the needs of Google's architecture, and no amount of hand waving will make that fact go away." Smart artcile about the legal issues of cloud computing.
architecture  google  privacy  law  cloudcomputing  distributed  computing  hosting 
july 2008 by infovore
dormando - Dormando's [crappy] Operations Mantras
SixApart's MySQL DBA shares some thoughts on running tight ops ships. Lots of good wisdom in here.
operations  hosting  deployment  development  server  web  maintenance  practice 
february 2008 by infovore
SwitchPipe - Process Manager and Proxy for Rapid Web App Deployment
"SwitchPipe is a proof of concept "Web application server" or, more accurately, a Web application process manager and request proxy." Wow. Peter Cooper comes good on his "RBoss" concept. Could be interesting to see if there's mileage in this.
ruby  python  webapplication  hosting  deployment  web  server  rails  django 
february 2008 by infovore
RoundHaus
Hosted subversion and continuous integration specifically for Rails development. Looks interesting; reasonably competitive pricing.
rails  rubyonrails  subversion  hosting  testing  continuousintegration 
january 2008 by infovore
BlogFish: Webistrano - Capistrano deployment the easy way
Webistrano is a Web UI for managing Capistrano deployments. It lets you manage projects and their stages like test, production, and staging with different settings. Those stages can then be deployed with Capistrano through Webistrano.
capistrano  rails  deployment  rubyonrails  hosting  infrastructure 
september 2007 by infovore
Server move autopsy (Phil Gyford: Writing)
Phil kept pretty detailed notes on moving hosts. Worth bearing in mind, as I think about doing the same...
dns  server  hosting  procedure  process  web 
january 2007 by infovore
TextDrive Community Forum / Mongrel on TxD
What it says on the tin. Could be very, very useful...
mongrel  textdrive  deployment  hosting 
september 2006 by infovore
Caching Tutorial for Web Authors and Webmasters
No time to read this now, so into delicious it goes...
cacheing  webdev  hosting  howto  tutorial 
may 2006 by infovore
TextDrive Gem question
Locking the core Rails gems' versions. Useful, if it's still valid syntax (Rails moves a lot in a year)
rails  rubyonrails  deployment  hosting 
may 2006 by infovore
DefCon 11, 2003: HavenCo: What Really Happened; Ryan Lackey
Ryan Lackey on the death of Havenco, the Sealand based colo, and what went wrong
privacy  security  colo  hosting  anonymity  sealand 
june 2005 by infovore

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