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Continuous Testing in the Cloud

October 14, 2014,
Posted By: Efrain Olivares
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.

Continuous Integration and Delivery in the Cloud: How RightScale Does It

October 14, 2014,
Posted By: Tim Miller
To reduce time-to-market of new features and products, RightScale leverages a variety of modern development practices, including agile development, continuous integration (CI), and continuous delivery (CD). In this four-part series, we provide background on CI/CD in the cloud and highlight three use cases.

Docker vs. VMs? Combining Both for Cloud Portability Nirvana

September 02, 2014,
Posted By: Thorsten von Eicken
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.

How Nextdoor Uses RightScale for a Faster Cloud Architecture

June 05, 2014,
Posted By: Angela Tripp
RightScale customer Matt Wise, a senior systems architect at Nextdoor, the free private social network for neighborhoods, describes how his engineering team optimized the company's server arrays to set a new performance standard.