Host Your Own Rubygems Server for Free in 4 Easy Steps

Host Your Own Rubygems Server for Free in 4 Easy Steps

Sometimes you don’t want to share all your gems in a public place like RubyGems.org. If you are in this situation, I have a simple solution that will allow you to host your own gems using OpenShift. Geminabox is a project that provides a private RubyGems host as an open-source application. In this blog post, I will show how to install and use Geminabox on OpenShift.

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How to use Redis on OpenShift from your Ruby application

Redis provides many different data structures in a very efficient way – e.g. strings, key-value maps, lists, sets, bitmaps. For a better overview, see the documentation. Because it provides so many data structures, Redis may be used for many use cases. In this article we look at how to get Redis for your OpenShift application and how to use it from the application.

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