Cloud management best practices primarily concern the ability to save money and streamline operations across any cloud, any server, and any container. In this section, you'll find in-depth articles on a variety of cloud management topics, including the orchestration, automation, and governance of applications using public, private, and hybrid cloud acrchitectures as well as how to cloud-enable your vSphere and bare-metal servers.
One of the distinguishing features of RightScale is that from day one we've focused on automating the configuration management of servers. The reason is simple: you can't get the benefits of the cloud if you have to spend a lot of manual time configuring each launched server. The cloud itself only solves part of the problem: calling EC2's runInstances API is just the beginning of a rather complex...Read more