Installing berkshelf on AWS t2.micro

2014-11-30 18:26:45 +0000

This is part of my quest to sort out my website. Installing berkshelf on a t2.micro.

If you use sudo gem install berkshelf on an AWS t2.micro, you will run out of memory. This is because dep-selector-libgecode (a berkshelf dependency) takes about 2GB of RAM while compiling.

In fact, on a t2.small, you’re likely to run out of memory as well, or you’ll get bored waiting for it to finish compiling. To get around this, pick one of the following options: