Engine Yard Cloud:
Your Platform as a Service

Reliability and Support you can count on. Ruby on Rails built and proven on over 1 Billion AWS hours.

Engine Yard Cloud Solutions:

PaaS Features

  • Stack & security management
  • Environment & instance automation
  • Automated provisioning
  • High availability & disaster recovery
  • Dedicated tenancy
  • Platform independence
  • Runtime control
  • Automatic snapshot backup
  • CLI tools

Stack Technology

  • Ruby
  • PHP
  • Node.js
  • Nginx
  • MySQL
  • Postgres
  • Redis
  • Memcached
  • EC2
  • S3
  • Chef

Support Features

  • Monitoring & Telemetry
  • Alerting & Proactive Support
  • 24/7 support agents
  • Internal access logging
  • World-wide Support Team covering the Americas, EU, and APAC

What Else Does the Platform Do For RoR?

Network Security

Make sure your customers arrive safely and the evil-doers stay away. Our platform automatically configures all security group and firewalls to minimize exposure.


Easily configure your Engine Yard account to allow Friends and Collaborators to work on your enviroments.

Environment Control & Isolation

Keep your production environments separate from your development environments. Easily clone or copy your entire environment for testing purposes.

Ongoing Curation & Security Updates

Stay up to date once you deploy your environment. All of your Engine Yard Cloud environments receive regular stack updates for both security patches and new functionality.

Automated Git Deployment

Deploy your application from a public or private git repo using our Dashboard UI or our powerful CLI Tools.

Horizontal & Vertical Scaling

Vertically or horizontally scale your application with just a couple of clicks. Enjoy full control over your growth while staying within the means of your pocketbook.

Communicate in Real Time Not Downtime.

We don't want you to miss anything getting your app ready for release; so we're not just your Platform as a Service (PaaS).

We're also your DevOps Support team. We'll make sure you're configured correctly. Mix and match the support you need. Choose Platform only for prototyping or demo needs; Standard for staging environments, and Premium for production environments. Unsure which to choose? We can help.


Reach out to us in freenode at irc.freenode.net #engineyard Ping one of our Support Engineers with #eyhelp


Submit a ticket to communicate with our Support Engineers. Tickets ensure our team around the world gets any problems resolved quickly.

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In the US reach our Support Team at 1-866-518-9273 (international +1-415-624-8380).