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New in RightScale: Unified Cloud Platform, Networks, and More

Posted by Nick Kephart   Ι   September 04, 2013 0 comments
We are excited to announce a major advance in how we support public and private cloud platforms. With the RightScale August release, a new Unified Cloud Platform provides a unified API for all of our supported clouds and becomes the base upon which we will build new features going forward.Read more

Ask the Architect: Join RightScale and AWS to Learn About Hybrid IT

Looking for more efficient ways to make your existing IT resources work alongside cloud-based compute, storage, and networking resources? Enhance your expertise in cloud architectures. RightScale has joined with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to give organizations the opportunity to attend an in-person Ask the Architect deep-dive session on hybrid IT in Los Angeles, New York City, and Boston.Read more

RightScale and Chef Integration: Cooking Up Better ServerTemplates

Posted by Ryan O'Leary   Ι   August 15, 2013 2 comments
As part of the RightScale "bring your own configuration management" (BYOCM) strategy, we will roll out a major upgrade to our Chef implementation in RightScale next week. This upgrade will affect all RightScale users, but will be particularly relevant for those who use Chef recipes in their ServerTemplates™, the reusable components that RightScale employs to define the characteristics of a cloud...Read more

Preview: Bring Your Own Configuration Management from RightScale

Posted by Ryan O'Leary   Ι   July 30, 2013 0 comments
Configuration management software can help automate the creation of cloud servers and manage their configuration details, saving organizations time when launching new clouds and administering existing ones. As cloud configuration management solutions have matured and their adoption has increased, we have been evolving the RightScale platform to make it easier for our customers to use third-party...Read more

RightScale Compute 2013: Day Two

The first day of the RightScale Compute 2013 conference was packed with information, but one day wasn’t enough time for us to share all the information we brought about cloud strategies and futures. Two days wasn’t enough either, but that’s all we booked the conference center for. Here’s a rundown of Friday’s agenda for Day Two .Read more

RightScale Compute 2013: Day One

Yesterday was the first day of RightScale Compute 2013, our annual conference in San Francisco. (You can also read about Day Two .) The day kicked off with a keynote address by James Staten, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester, and a State of the Cloud report by RightScale CEO Michael Crandell ( watch the video ). Richard Kaufmann, vice president of Samsung SDS America, followed...Read more

A Faster, More Powerful RightScale Dashboard

Posted by Josh Morse   Ι   April 04, 2013 0 comments
In recent months we’ve refreshed three sections of the RightScale dashboard : Last September, we released a UI for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Simple Queue Service (SQS), and in February we released updated UIs for AWS Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) and Simple Storage Service (S3). You can access the new sections by selecting their respective pages from the Clouds menu and clicking the “Try it out”...Read more

How to Replace the Cloud: No Fooling

It's April Fools' Day, and alas, we don't have a plausible tale about how we've managed to harness neutrinos to create warp-speed inter-cloud communications, or a clever new technique that uses recursive virtualization to run an entire cloud on a single server. No, we don't have a fake product or news release to spring upon the gullible among you — but we do have a real story about how to replace...Read more

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