03 Jan '13, 5pm

New Blog: Thinking about switching from #heroku to #openshift ? Here's an example migration for your #ruby app

In this blog post I'll share my experience migrating an existing application built for Heroku to OpenShift. Hopefully this blog post will give ideas on how to migrate your own application while showing how easy it can be. Every application is different so the steps you may need to perform may be different. Application details As we want to support public and non-profit initiatives, we were curious if some applications from Code for America could be run on OpenShift. The application I liked the most was "Adopt a hydrant" . The purpose is to gather people, that are willing to help to track the state of hydrants in a particular area or city and help this way to keep all the citizens safer. "Adopt a hydrant" application is a general Rails application which uses PostgreSQL as a backend. Environment To start we need an environment to deploy the application in. This was done in t...

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