Heroku Meets Azure – The Easiest Way to Deploy Your Rails App on Azure

Heroku pretty much created the gold standard of Platform as a Service (PaaS) web deployments for open source web stacks based on Ruby, Python, Node and Php.

Microsoft Azure also offers a similar service as Heroku called Azure Websites. This service handles automagic deployments via Git and popular source control providers like Github andBitbucket.

Although Azure Websites has support for .NET and mostly supports PHP, Node, and Python it has no support for Ruby. In addition somethings like native modules are not supported on the platform.

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