Ruby on Rails on the new DigitalOcean App Platform.  A walkthrough.

Ruby on Rails on the new DigitalOcean App Platform. A walkthrough.



In this video I review the new DigitalOcean App Platform by deploying a Ruby on Rails application with a PostgreSQL database. I’ll go through initial deployment, setting up the database, getting access to the Rails console, and compare the various pricing plans and features.

Timestamps:
0:00 – Intro
0:43 – Creating the app and database
2:28 – Comparing Basic and Pro plans
5:13 – Launching the app
5:45 – Following along with the build
6:32 – Going through all tabs in the App platform
7:34 – Dev Database upgrading to Managed Database
8:02 – App settings, domains & certificates, app toplogy
8:42 – First deployment finished
9:39 – Inspecting logs and running migrations in the console
11:26 – Going through all tabs after deployment
12:52 – Scaling the app vertically and horizontally
13:48 – Configuring environment variables
14:45 – Tab: Settings
14:50 – Manually deploying
15:37 – Custom root domains and CNAME subdomains
16:50 – Next up: Deploying our main platform with a Redis database

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