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Rackspace Schedules Reboot of Next Generation Cloud Servers

Posted by Utpal Thakrar   Ι   September 29, 2014 0 comments
The Great 2014 Cloud Reboot continues, with Rackspace announcing late Friday a scheduled reboot all Standard, Performance 1, and Performance 2 Next Generation Cloud Servers infrastructure that began Sunday, September 28, 2014. Here's what you need to know and how you can build in redundancy to protect against future maintenance, downtime, and outages.Read more

AWS Reboot: FAQs

Posted by Shivan Bindal   Ι   September 25, 2014 0 comments
With the news of a significant AWS reboot going out to many AWS customers, RightScale is sharing some FAQs with the best information we have. We will update these as we get new or different information.Read more

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

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

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

Google Compute Engine Live Migration Passes the Test

Posted by Brian Adler   Ι   December 12, 2013 0 comments
Last week Google announced the general availability of its Google Compute Engine cloud service, including new live migration technology that enables your virtual machines to keep running while Google performs upgrades to its physical infrastructure. We put the live migration feature to the test with not-surprising results.Read more
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