Today’s web-based applications are required to provide more storage, more compute power, and a greater level of reliability than ever before. With a pay-as-you-go model, Amazon Web Services, combined with freely available RubyGems and Rails plug-ins, provides enterprise-class capability to Ruby on Rails applications. Using the power of Ruby on Rails and RESTful web services, developers can get up and going in hours instead of days.
Robert Dempsey’s tutorial introduces you to Amazon Web Services from the eyes of a Ruby developer, walks through a simple example, and links to other helpful resources to get you started. Give it a try!