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Migrating to Docker: Barely Controlled Chaos

April 14, 2016 Posted By: Tim Miller In the third update on our progress with migrating the entire RightScale platform to Docker, we share how we codified standards and conventions between Dev and Ops to ensure consistency and a symmetrical knowledge exchange.

Cloud Costs: Gain Full Visibility with Plugin Costs

April 13, 2016 Posted By: Hassan Hosseini Getting a full picture of cloud costs can be challenging. Most enterprises receive bills from several cloud infrastructure-as-a-service providers as well as SaaS providers. In addition, there are a variety of private cloud costs, software license costs, and internal overhead costs. Learn how you can aggregate and analyze all of your cloud costs in one place.

Migrating to Docker: Getting the Flywheel Turning

April 05, 2016 Posted By: Tim Miller In the second article in a series on why we are going all in and migrating the entire RightScale platform to Docker, we share our “Docker Bible” on how we are bootstrapping the entire engineering team to deliver quickly while avoiding wasted time and effort.

How to Compare AWS vs Azure vs Google vs SoftLayer

March 30, 2016 Posted By: Ryan O'Leary If you’re taking a strategic approach to your cloud strategy, it's not as simple as choosing Cloud A and putting every workload in Cloud A. Instead, you need to consider the requirements for each application or workload and select the cloud that is the best fit. To make it easier, we’ve broken down the key differences among public cloud vendors as they pertain to storage, container services, and pricing.