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Super easy Rails servers. Configure any server to run Ruby on Rails servers in minutes and without hassle.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about HatchBox and what they use it for.
  • Cheaply running ruby on rails apps (for side projects)
    Use hatchbox to deploy all of my apps on a single VPS on linode/vultr/aws/digital ocean. - Source: / 3 months ago
  • How do you deploy your side-projects?
    Https:// Deploys to single Linode instance for multiple projects. So much cheaper. - Source: Hacker News / 4 months ago
  • Heroku alternatives with a free tier listed in a GitHub repo
    Can you include Hatchbox ( )? Coupled with Linode. - Source: Hacker News / 5 months ago
  • Ask HN: So you moved off Heroku, where did you go?
    For Rails apps, I've moved over to Hatch Box. Now I can deploy multiple apps to a single server, not have to worry about provisioning. I pay for the single server instance. It's been great for my hobby projects. - Source: Hacker News / 6 months ago
  • New Rails 7 Project: Heroku, AWS, Render,, Digital Ocean, Engine Yard, or something else?
    If you want some oomph and production-quality stuff, bring your own hardware to or - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • Ask HN: Are You Leaving Heroku?
    The new Hatchbox v2 ( ) coupled with a low cost instance from Linode has been a dream for me. Multiple apps can be deployed to a single server without incurring more costs. Hatchbox does all of the provisioning. - Source: Hacker News / 7 months ago
  • Ask HN: How fast could you get a minimal working SaaS up and running?
    The combination of and will get you there in under an hour. - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • How are you deploying and hosting your Rails apps?
    I am using digital ocean for my servers and for my production app I am using for deployment. Super happy with it, no issue with my production deployment. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: Solo-preneurs, how do you DevOps to save time?
    For the longest time I have used capistrano to deploy my projects on VPS from Cloud providers. It served me well but wasn't as convenient. At the start of this year I joined hands with Chris on to work on cost effective deployment service. We are putting together all the deployment best practices we've learned over the years into this product in a cost effective way. - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Web-Crunch is for sale
    Any rails/ruby projects all on I was an earlier customer so I have a cheaper plan than what's advertised. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • Rails deployment service
    I'm looking for a Hatchbox ( alternative since they charge 99US/month for deploying to unlimited servers, that is anything above 5 since that's the previous tier (up to 5 servers for 50US). - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • HELP with DEPLOY Rails to DigitalOcean Rails Droplet
    Definitely the best Rails deployment tutorial out there. If you want to go the even easier route check out u/excid3's - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • HELP! Knicks game down since WHOLE SITE IS DOWN
    I get a message stating: "Application Errot: An error occurred in your application and your page could not be served. If you're the application owner, check your logs for details.". - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • held needed with puma/ server
    Hi, yeterday I clicked in rails admin on the admin user and the browser had some trouble loading all the data. So after 20 seconds I decided to restart my app (using and since then im not able to open my app anymore. Any one can help me out how to fix it? - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Learning Rails
    Gorails - this course is by Chris Oliver of GoRails, creator of JumpstartPro and Hatchbox. This is a new free course for beginners , and is a great place to begin, watch, and code along. - Source: / about 2 years ago

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