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Cloud Management Best Practices

Cloud Management Best Practices

Hard Lessons: 4 Reasons to Use SaaS for Cloud Management

Here at RightScale, we are a pure SaaS company (there is no on-premises delivery model for our Cloud Management product). In comparing a product suite offered as both SaaS and as an on-premises solution vs. the pure SaaS model, I’d like to share some observations on why I believe that SaaS is the best delivery model for cloud management.Read more

RightLink 10: An Easier Way to Manage All Your Cloud Servers

Lines of business and teams across enterprises are running applications in public and private clouds to achieve faster time to market, and central IT must often manage existing cloud-based workloads without disrupting running applications. RightScale addressed this need by creating a new and improved agent for managing existing cloud servers: RightLink 10.Read more

Continuous Testing in the Cloud

Learn how the RightScale development organization leverages Jenkins, various test tools, and the RightScale platform, itself, to automate testing of RightScale ServerTemplates™ across a large matrix of clouds and operating systems.Read more

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

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