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I was curious regarding the deployment of Rails applications is the deployment process straightforward and easy? Not using JRuby, what's the preferred Web Server?

Also are there many Web Hosts that support the hosting of Rails applications?

Once I get the basics of Ruby down, I'd like to start learning Rails and develop a few web apps for hosting, but I'm curious about how much Web Hosts support the hosting of Rails applications.
 
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"Deploying Rails Applications: A Step-by-Step Guide by Ezra Zygmuntowicz, Bruce Tate, and Clinton Begin" is a popular book to understand the deployment process in detail.

Here is another link to understand deployment process in Ruby-on-Rails application.

Either you use JRuby or not. Mongrel and Apache are the popular Web Servers I know.

This link describes the Popular Web Hosts for Rails
 
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Thanks Himalay for the info and links.
 
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Passenger, a.k.a. mod_rails or mod_rack, is the most common way to deploy Rails (and other Ruby web framework) applications nowadays. It works on both Apache and nginx. It's reliable, good with memory, and runs like a champ. It's easy to install on your own Apache-powered server, of course, but some shared hosts run it too, such as Dreamhost. An older technique is to use fcgi/FastCGI. Most hosts are moving to Passenger, but it's still possible to deploy apps via FastCGI and on some setups it works just great.
 
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