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Dynamic Scaling of Jenkins in the Cloud

Posted by Tony Spataro   Ι   October 14, 2014 0 comments
Discover how the RightScale development organization scales Jenkins using RightScale to automate the scaling up of Jenkins slaves to ensure that the team can continuously integrate its code commits.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

Automating Cloud Security

Posted by Tony Spataro   Ι   September 26, 2013 0 comments
For many enterprises, the move to cloud computing raises security concerns, but when applications and infrastructure are architected with attention to security, cloud platforms can be just as secure as those on-premises.Read more

20 Ways to Fine-Tune Your Cloud Environment

Posted by Brian Adler   Ι   August 14, 2013 0 comments
A regular tune-up can help any enterprise improve its cloud operations and potentially save money. Here are 20 simple tips that can help you save money, improve server utilization, improve cloud security and availability, and otherwise optimize your cloud infrastructure.Read more

Four Top ServerTemplate Best Practices

RightScale engineers Tim Miller and Cary Penniman took the podium at the RightScale Compute conference recently to talk about best practices that organizations can employ as they work with RightScale ServerTemplates™ to build consistent, production-quality cloud configurations.Read more

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