This article about using Capistrano and Git to deploy Expression Engine might help.
If you're not using source control, you can just adapt the instructions about what to copy to where. I'd assume that it's just a matter of rsync and mysqldump to move EE from staging to production but I'm probably wrong on that.
answered Apr 28 '11 at 16:50
Here are a couple of suggestions:
answered Apr 28 '11 at 10:52