Viaduct is a hosting platform for deploying Ruby & PHP application to our high‑speed and highly available cloud. Designed by developers, for developers.


We like to help people so we try to publish useful tutorials about how to use our products, open source libraries or how to accomplish various design & development tasks.

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New Relic & Viaduct

Posted in April 2015 on the Viaduct blog

New Relic provides a platform to help you monitor and improve the speed of your applications. It also works well with any Viaduct application.

Using Cloudinary on Viaduct

Posted in April 2015 on the Viaduct blog

Cloudinary offer a range of cloud services to help with processing & storing images. It's ideal when you don't fancy working with ImageMagick yourself (and who does?)

Composer, Viaduct & GitHub API Limits

Posted in March 2015 on the Viaduct blog

Unlike most package managers, the team behind Composer have opted for a system which, by default, relies upon talking directly to the GitHub API. Unfortunately, GitHub impose a rate limit...

MySQL Indexing Explained

Posted in January 2015 on the Viaduct blog

In the time we've been assisting people with hosting their web applications, the most common reason we've seen for performance problems has been missing or incorrectly used database indexes, so...


Posted in January 2015 on the Viaduct blog

X-Request-ID support means that you can easily trace an HTTP request all the way from a client to your backend web processes (via our proxies).

Deploying Rails 2.x apps on Viaduct

Posted in November 2014 on the Viaduct blog

This blog post is for you if you happen to have an old legacy Rails 2.x (read: pre-bundler) application and wish to deploy it to Viaduct.

Pro‑tips for PHP users

Posted in April 2014 on the Viaduct blog

If you're deploying a PHP application to Viaduct, here are a couple of tips which may help you along the way.