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Dynamic Scaling of Jenkins in the Cloud

Posted by Tony Spataro   Ι   October 14, 2014 0 comments
Discover how the RightScale development organization scales Jenkins using RightScale to automate the scaling up of Jenkins slaves to ensure that the team can continuously integrate its code commits.Read more

Continuous Testing in the Cloud

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.Read more

Xen Bug Drives Cloud Reboot: Survey Shows Users Undeterred

Posted by Kim Weins   Ι   October 09, 2014 0 comments
The Xen vulnerability announced October 1 caused AWS, Rackspace, and SoftLayer to patch and reboot many cloud instances in the preceding week. We wanted to go beyond the anecdotes, tweets, and blogs to survey cloud users and find out how they actually fared during the reboot and share the results.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

Now Available: Cloud Analytics for Cloud Cost Management

We saw that our customers were facing the same challenges as we were in attempting to get visibility into their rising cloud spend, especially when they had complex deployments that spanned public clouds, private clouds, and virtualized environments. So we created RightScale Cloud Analytics to help them visualize, forecast, and optimize costs across their portfolios of public and private clouds.Read more

Become a Cloud Services Broker with RightScale Self-Service

Posted by Andre Theus   Ι   July 16, 2014 0 comments
How do leading IT teams position themselves to bridge the IT/developer divide to help drive an organization’s growth and profitability? By brokering cloud services for their enterprises. RightScale Self-Service is a new solution that enables IT teams to take on the role of a cloud services broker to deliver agility across public cloud, private cloud, and virtualized resource pools.Read more

Cloud Migration and Portability: What VMware and AWS Aren't Telling You

A few days ago Amazon announced its new AWS Management Portal for vCenter, which allows VMware users to manage AWS workloads from vCenter and to import VMware golden images to AWS using its VM Import utility. VMware responded with a “Don’t Be Fooled” blog, noting that AWS provided “no easy way to move workloads back to one of your data centers, or to another cloud provider.”Read more

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