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IaaS vs. PaaS: 2015 Cloud Trends from the State of the Cloud Survey

Posted by Kim Weins   Ι   February 25, 2015 0 comments
In our 2015 State of the Cloud Survey, we asked technical professionals about their use of various public cloud providers, including IaaS and PaaS platforms from Microsoft Azure and Google. We've dug a little further into the IaaS and PaaS data to determine how people are adopting them.Read more

Cloud Computing Trends: 2015 State of the Cloud Survey

Posted by Kim Weins   Ι   February 18, 2015 0 comments
In January 2015, RightScale conducted its fourth annual State of the Cloud Survey of the latest cloud computing trends, with a focus on infrastructure-as-a-service. The survey asked 930 IT professionals about their adoption of cloud infrastructure and related technologies.Read more

Xen Bug Drives Cloud Reboot: Survey Shows Users Undeterred

Posted by Kim Weins   Ι   October 09, 2014 0 comments
The Xen vulnerability announced October 1 caused AWS, Rackspace, and SoftLayer to patch and reboot many cloud instances in the preceding week. We wanted to go beyond the anecdotes, tweets, and blogs to survey cloud users and find out how they actually fared during the reboot and share the results.Read more

Cloud Computing Trends: 2014 State of the Cloud Survey

Posted by Kim Weins   Ι   April 02, 2014 0 comments
In February 2014, RightScale conducted its third annual State of the Cloud Survey, asking 1,068 technical professionals across a broad cross-section of organizations about their adoption of cloud computing. This year’s survey on cloud computing trends found that public cloud adoption is nearing 90 percent on the journey to hybrid cloud.Read more

Cloud Price Reductions: A Definitive Analysis of 2013 Trends

Posted by Bret Clement   Ι   March 21, 2014 0 comments
As organizations flock to cloud services — and cloud providers battle for market share — public cloud prices in 2013 continued on a steady downward trend. RightScale analyzed price reductions from four leading public cloud providers in 2013 (AWS, Rackspace, Google Compute Engine, and Azure) and found that the pace of price reductions continued to accelerate.Read more

Google Compute Engine Live Migration Passes the Test

Posted by Brian Adler   Ι   December 12, 2013 0 comments
Last week Google announced the general availability of its Google Compute Engine cloud service, including new live migration technology that enables your virtual machines to keep running while Google performs upgrades to its physical infrastructure. We put the live migration feature to the test with not-surprising results.Read more

Google GCE Goes GA: 5 Reasons It's Time to Take a Look

Posted by Rishi Vaish   Ι   December 03, 2013 0 comments
Google has announced general availability of its Google Compute Engine (GCE) cloud service. Since GCE was first announced at Google IO in June 2012, cloud users and cloud pundits have been analyzing and theorizing about the significant impact Google could have in the IaaS market. Here are five reasons why GCE is a serious IaaS contender.Read more

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