Deploying Ruby on Rails and MongoDB in Windows Azure using the Linux Command-Line Tools (Part 2)

In this second part, we are going to install MongoDB on a separate server, and get our Ruby on Rails talking to it! I am going to use the second VM we created in the previous post, as a reminder we used a command like this: $ azure vm create testruby “CANONICAL__Canonical-Ubuntu-12-04-amd64-server-20120528.1.3-en-us-30GB.vhd” tom “password” –connect web1…

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Deploying Ruby on Rails in Windows Azure using the Linux Command-Line Tools (Part 1)

In this blog post in two parts, I will show you how to deploy a set of Linux Virtual Machines running in Windows Azure, running the Ruby on Rails stack with a MongoDB back-end. The challenge is to do it without ever touching a Windows client machine, and using only the Linux command-line tools. Let’s…

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Ruby Worker Role code sample

I have posted the Visual Studio solution for the basic Ruby Worker Role that I described in my previous post. It is up on code.msdn.com: Basic Windows Azure Worker Role on code.msdn.com The solution containg everything, including the binaries for the Ruby interpreter, curl, etc., so it is ready to go! All you need to…

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Deploying Ruby in Windows Azure

You probably know already that the Windows Azure Platform supports many types of technologies; we often mention Java or PHP in that regard, but today I would like to show you how to deploy a basic Ruby application in Windows Azure. This will also give us the opportunity to see a few utilities and tips…

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