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AWS to Reboot a Number of EC2 Instances

Today Amazon Web Services (AWS) notified its customers that it will be rolling out an urgent patch to hosts causing a maintenance reboot of EC2 instances over the next several days starting on September 26, 2014. We've got the rundown on what you can expect and how to mitigate it.Read more

DevOps and Cloud: How to Make Business Love IT

Posted by Rishi Vaish   Ι   September 24, 2014 0 comments
Can DevOps, a process for fostering a faster and more collaborative software development actually improve an enterprise’s profitability and market capitalization? Now that cloud-first strategies are driving customer acquisition for many large enterprises, it’s clear that IT has a greater responsibility and larger role to play as a strategic partner to the business. But how?Read more

Docker vs. VMs? Combining Both for Cloud Portability Nirvana

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.Read more

Accurately Predict Cloud Costs with 3-Year Forecasting

Cloud cost forecasting doesn't have to be difficult. I'll show you how to use RightScale Cloud Analytics to build three-year forecasts to assess the costs of growth, reserved instances, and various clouds and instance types to help you make more informed decisions about your options and your potential cost savings.Read more