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Expanding RightScale with $13M in New Funding

I'm happy to report that we just received $13M in funding from Index Ventures and Benchmark Capital. We will be using the funding to accelerate product and market development of our cloud computing management platform. In simple words, more money means more developers writing more features, supporting more clouds, enabling more automation, and making even more customers happy. We've been...Read more

RightAWS 1.9.0 Released

We have released a new version of our Ruby interface for all AWS cloud services. It includes support for the EC2 windows features as well for CloudFront, plus a number of bug fixes and enhancements. Download from http://rubyforge.org/projects/rightaws and enjoy!Read more

RightAws Release 1.7.0, Including ActiveSDB Alpha

We released a new version of our Ruby library gem for accessing AWS Services, including EC2, S3, SQS, and SDB: RightAws 1.7.0 is now available on RubyForge . This version includes enhancements of the EC2 interface to support elastic IP addresses, selectable kernels, and availability zones. It also contains the first alpha release of ActiveSDB, which is a new ActiveResource-like interface for...Read more

RightScale for Amazon EC2 Elastic IP Address & Availability Zones

The cloud is accelerating past terrestrial hosting! Today, Amazon unveiled some major upgrades to its service: Elastic IP addresses, Availability Zones, and selectable kernels. The first two are particularly important because they not only eliminate one of the remaining deficiencies of the service, but provide better functionality than what is currently available in common hosting services...Read more

RightAws Ruby Gem Now Supports Amazon SDB

Today we released version 1.5.0 of our RightAws gem at http://rubyforge.org/projects/rightaws/ . This release not only provides an interface to EC2, S3, and SQS but also to SDB. The SDB interface has all the nice features of the other interfaces, such as persistent HTTP connections and error retries. Please give it a spin and let us know if you find a problem. This release also has full support...Read more

Ubuntu 7.04 Amazon EC2 Image Release

We've been working on an Ubuntu RightImage for a while now, and it's now available as `RightImage Ubuntu7.04V1_14_2` with AMI ID ami-f3cc299a and location `rightscale_images/Ubuntu7.04_V1_14_2`. This is our first Ubuntu public image, so we hope we covered all bases, but we're eager to hear whether everything works as expected. As always the script to create the image is also available. To run the...Read more

64-bit CentOS5 Amazon EC2 Image Release

A 64-bit version of our CentOS5 image is now available for general consumption. The image is called `RightImage CentOS5 x86_64 V1_12` with AMI ID ami-31c72258 and location `rightscale_images/CentOS5_X86_64_V1_12`. See the changelog for info on past images. This is our first public image for the large instance types and we hope we covered all bases, but we're eager to hear whether everything works...Read more

New Right_aws Ruby Gem Released

We just released a new version of our Right_aws Ruby gem on RubyForge. This gem provides Ruby interfaces for Amazon EC2, S3, and SQS using Amazon's REST and query interfaces to provide full programmatic control of the three services. An optional robust HTTP layer retries and clears transient errors. New in this release is support for the large EC2 instances and improvements in the automatic error...Read more

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