Monthly Archives: November 2010

Is Brightbox Cloud good enough for my Grails apps?

One of the eternal questions in Grails developer’s minds is ‘where do I deploy my toy projects?’. Until VMWare gets their act together, we will all be looking for the next Grails version of Heroku.

Recently, I came across the beta program for the Brightbox Cloud and thought it would make an excellent environment for a Grails playground. The Brightbox cloud promises to be the UK’s first IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) provider. This post will summarize my experience trying to get a Grails instance up and running on Brightbox Cloud. Continue reading