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Google vs. AWS Pricing: Google Cuts Are First of 2015

Posted by Kim Weins   Ι   May 19, 2015 0 comments
Seven months after its last price cut on compute power for the cloud, Google is making good on its promise to drive cloud prices down at the rate of Moore’s Law. This week's price cut by Google is another strategic move in the Google vs. AWS pricing battle that ultimately benefits cloud consumers. We've done the analysis and have the latest price comparison charts.Read more

Hard Lessons: 4 Reasons to Use SaaS for Cloud Management

Posted by Rishi Vaish   Ι   April 29, 2015 0 comments
Here at RightScale, we are a pure SaaS company (there is no on-premises delivery model for our Cloud Management product). In comparing a product suite offered as both SaaS and as an on-premises solution vs. the pure SaaS model, I’d like to share some observations on why I believe that SaaS is the best delivery model for cloud management.Read more

Cloud Computing Trends: 2015 State of the Cloud Survey

Posted by Kim Weins   Ι   February 18, 2015 0 comments
In January 2015, RightScale conducted its fourth annual State of the Cloud Survey of the latest cloud computing trends, with a focus on infrastructure-as-a-service. The survey asked 930 IT professionals about their adoption of cloud infrastructure and related technologies.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
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