Since early 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has provided companies of all sizes with an infrastructure web services platform in the cloud. With AWS you can requisition compute power, storage, and other services–gaining access to a suite of elastic IT infrastructure services as your business demands them. With AWS you have the flexibility to choose whichever development platform or programming model makes the most sense for the problems you’re trying to solve. You pay only for what you use, with no up-front expenses or long-term commitments, making AWS the most cost-effective way to deliver your application to your customers and clients.
Boxfuse is the easiest way to deploy your JVM-based applications to AWS. Boxfuse builds minimal fully-provisioned images in seconds. These images are immutable and tailor-made to do only one thing: run your app as efficiently as possible on the cloud. There is no ssh, no general purpose operating system and no tedious provisioning. Boxfuse images are lean, secure and efficient. You can run them on VirtualBox for development and deploy them unchanged and with zero downtime on AWS for test and production. All you need is a GitHub user to get started. The Boxfuse free plan aligns perfectly with the AWS free tier, so you can deploy your application to EC2 completely free. Find out more at Boxfuse.com.
Elasticsearch is on a mission to organize data and make it easily accessible. We deliver the world’s the most advanced open source search and analytics engine available and make real-time data exploration available to anyone. By having a laser focus on achieving the best user experience imaginable, Elasticsearch has become one of the most popular and rapidly growing open source solutions in the market. Today, Elasticsearch is used by thousands of enterprises in virtually every industry. We take good care of our customers and users, providing production support, development support and training worldwide. To learn more, visit www.elasticsearch.com.
Engine Yard is the leading development and deployment platform for the cloud. With a unique combination of Ruby on Rails expertise, operations automation, open source community involvement, and world-class service, Engine Yard empowers businesses to build and run cloud-based applications easily and cost-effectively. More than 2,000 customers, from explosive-growth Web startups to Fortune 500 enterprises, trust Engine Yard for fast deployment, rapid scaling, high performance, and 24×7 uptime, allowing them to leverage Rails agility for competitive advantage. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., Engine Yard is backed by Benchmark Capital, New Enterprise Associates, and Amazon.com.
Heroku is a fully-managed Ruby platform that that allows instant, provision-less deployment. Providing a clean, stable environment that actively curates each layer, Heroku eliminates concerns about server configuration and scalability.Learn more about Heroku. Loggly has developed a Heroku add-on for logging. If you have applications running on Heroku, you can take advantage of the combined benefits of Heroku’s ease of deployment and operation and the one-click access to a logging platform powered by Loggly. Visit the Heroku add-on center and choose among one of the plans that best fits your logging needs.
LogicMonitor is a leading cloud-based performance monitoring tool that proactively monitors the health of your data center infrastructure and alerts you to issues before they impact your business. LogicMonitor shows you a complete picture of what’s going on with your network, servers, databases, applications, and storage from a single pane, making it easier to pinpoint the root cause of performance issues within today’s complex IT environments. LogicMonitor’s pre-configured monitoring templates and maintenance-free Software as a Service (SaaS) architecture reduces the staff time required to get up and running from months down to minutes.
New Relic is a software analytics company that makes sense of billions of metrics about millions of applications in real time. Our comprehensive SaaS-based solution provides one powerful interface for web and native mobile applications and consolidates the performance monitoring data for any chosen technology in your environment. Our 55,000 customers use our cloud solution every day to optimize more than 118 billion metrics for 2 million applications. When your brand and customer experience depends on the performance of modern software, New Relic provides insight into your overall environment. Learn more at newrelic.com.
PagerDuty’s operations performance platform helps companies increase reliability. By connecting people, systems and data in a single view, PagerDuty delivers visibility and actionable intelligence across global operations for effective incident resolution management. PagerDuty has over 100 platform partners, and is trusted by Fortune 500 companies and startups alike, including Intuit, National Instruments, New Relic, Panasonic, Adobe, Rackspace, Etsy, Airbnb and GitHub. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by leading venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Baseline Ventures, Ignition Partners and others. Try PagerDuty for free, or to get more information, visit pagerduty.com.
Scalr is an open source Cloud Management tool that brings automation to web applications like no other. Auto-scaling, high availability, fault tolerance, backups, multi-cloud deployments, hybrid cloud bursting are all supported out-of-the-box. That’s what we do: automation for scaling and operations. You can think of us as a little sysadmin robot that monitors your servers. When load increases, the robot adds server capacity. When load decreases, it powers down a few machines. It takes backups and stores them on S3, and a whole bunch of other utilities ranging from cron to raid volumes that make your ops more productive, whether it’s just you or a whole team.