Deploying a Ruby App to the Cloud

Deploying a Ruby Application

We’ve discussed interoperability and Windows Azure when we walked through deploying a simple PHP Cloud app. Now let’s continue that conversation as we venture out and explore how to deploy a Ruby based application to Windows Azure.

Thomas Conte (@tomconte), a fellow Architect evangelist from France, has put up a great blog post describing the steps required to deploy a Ruby application that uses the Sinatra framework, the WAZ-Storage library, and a Windows Azure Worker Role.

Start the walkthrough – Deploying Ruby in Windows Azure .

WAZ-Storage is an open source library that allows you to access Windows Azure Blobs, Tables, and Queues from your Ruby code.

Interested in learning how to deploy applications written in .NET or PHP? Check out these walkthroughs: