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How to Deliver SaaS Using IaaS

September 19, 2013,
Posted By: Shivan Bindal
Using IaaS resources to host SaaS products provides cost efficiency, decreases time to market, and can be a great way for previously packaged software to make a transition to SaaS using a single-tenant model.

Can Your IT Infrastructure Handle the Holiday Marketing Campaign Rush?

September 17, 2013,
Posted By: Andre Theus
If your organization has a seasonal spike in business around the end of the year, you're likely to find demand for compute resources spiking, too. If your profitability depends on seasonal revenue, you'll need to architect scalable applications with an underlying infrastructure that can adapt to dynamically changing conditions.

Architecting OpenStack for High Availability

August 16, 2013,
Posted By: Utpal Thakrar
Reliability and availability are challenges for any production IT deployment, but when it comes to cloud architecture, high availability (HA) is a key consideration. Enterprises that are deploying OpenStack in real-world production environments often have to learn how to build in HA as they go along. Because RightScale has been helping organizations manage OpenStack clouds since the project's first days, we're in consideration to be chosen to present on best practices and in-the-trenches stories for a session at OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong in November. Here's a preview of my session, and information on how to vote for it.

Happy Third Birthday, OpenStack!

July 19, 2013,
Posted By: Elise Arthurs
Happy birthday OpenStack — you’re three years old today! Like most three-year-olds, you’re a bundle of energy and you’ve accomplished a lot in a short time. Congratulations to the OpenStack Foundation and to everyone who has contributed to the OpenStack project. It’s been exciting to watch the community grow, to see user interest spike, and to help RightScale customers manage their OpenStack private and public clouds.