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Docker vs. VMs? Combining Both for Cloud Portability Nirvana

Docker and container technology in general is very interesting to us because it promises to help simplify cloud portability — that is, how to run the same application in different clouds — as well as some aspects of configuration management. We put Docker to the test to determine if containers do indeed make it easier to port applications across clouds.Read more

Accurately Predict Cloud Costs with 3-Year Forecasting

Cloud cost forecasting doesn't have to be difficult. I'll show you how to use RightScale Cloud Analytics to build three-year forecasts to assess the costs of growth, reserved instances, and various clouds and instance types to help you make more informed decisions about your options and your potential cost savings.Read more

Now Available: Cloud Analytics for Cloud Cost Management

We saw that our customers were facing the same challenges as we were in attempting to get visibility into their rising cloud spend, especially when they had complex deployments that spanned public clouds, private clouds, and virtualized environments. So we created RightScale Cloud Analytics to help them visualize, forecast, and optimize costs across their portfolios of public and private clouds.Read more