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Architecting OpenStack for High Availability

Reliability and availability are challenges for any production IT deployment, but when it comes to cloud architecture, high availability (HA) is a key consideration. Enterprises that are deploying OpenStack in real-world production environments often have to learn how to build in HA as they go along. Because RightScale has been helping organizations manage OpenStack clouds since the project's...Read more

Happy Third Birthday, OpenStack!

Happy birthday OpenStack — you’re three years old today! Like most three-year-olds, you’re a bundle of energy and you’ve accomplished a lot in a short time. Congratulations to the OpenStack Foundation and to everyone who has contributed to the OpenStack project. It’s been exciting to watch the community grow, to see user interest spike, and to help RightScale customers manage their OpenStack...Read more

A Cloud Beginner Manages OpenStack with RightScale

OpenStack.org blogger Victoria Martínez de la Cruz recently tested RightScale as a solution for managing her OpenStack development environment. We asked Victoria to share her experience. Last year I began working as a feature developer for OpenStack , the open source cloud computing project founded by Rackspace and NASA. In my work I develop and test new features of OpenStack on different...Read more

Installing RightScale and Rackspace Private Cloud – in a Garage

Ryan Geyer, a RightScale cloud solutions engineer, likes to keep on top of the latest cloud technologies, including Rackspace cloud management . While some people spend their weekends building model airplanes or puttering in their yards, Ryan likes playing with private clouds, and recently built a Rackspace Private Cloud Powered by OpenStack in his garage . Check out his step-by-step description...Read more

Launch App-Centric OpenStack Clouds with RightScale and Rackspace

RightScale just added more functionality for the Rackspace Open Cloud, which is based on OpenStack, the massively scalable open source cloud operating system. Now RightScale customers can take advantage of even more features for managing their Open Cloud Servers. Plus they can now connect to their OpenStack clouds and manage them through the RightScale dashboard.Read more

RightScale Conference: Talk to the Experts About Cloud

Posted by Kim Weins   Ι   May 16, 2012 0 comments
Cloud is here and cloud is now. RightScale has led the way in cloud management, with more than 4 million servers launched in the cloud to date. We know that cloud is a strategy, not just a tactical solution . It’s not simply about moving to the cloud and doing business as usual. Cloud is about transforming IT. Cloud is about making business more agile. Cloud is about enabling completely new...Read more

Build a Private Cloud in Your Garage

Posted by Ryan Geyer   Ι   March 28, 2012 16 comments
A few weeks ago, this brilliant idea crossed my mind. Why don't I build a private cloud at home, in my garage, so that I can get the experience of setting up the technology? Vijay told me I was crazy, so to prove just how easy it would be I did it anyway, and as a result I've had a private cloud running in my garage since early March.Read more

RightScale Release: MultiCloud ServerTemplates and RightImages

Posted by Shivan Bindal   Ι   September 08, 2011 1 comment
This is Part Two of our release series. A couple weeks ago, we announced a lot of goodies and we're going to talk about some new stuff today. It has been a R.A.C.E. to the finish line this sprint, but we have some exciting news! RightScale's current ServerTemplate release showcases the entire PHP 3-tier stack across the R ackspace Cloud, A mazon's Elastic Compute Cloud, C loud.com's CloudStack...Read more

Commercial Support for OpenStack on the Horizon

A change that was very palpable at the recent OpenStack conference is that a number of major industry players are readying commercial offerings around implementing OpenStack clouds. Today Citrix officially threw its hat into the ring, announcing Project Olympus , which lets any customer build a private or public cloud based on "a Citrix-certified version of OpenStack and a cloud-optimized version...Read more

OpenStack: Game-Changing Open Source Cloud Platform

Today Rackspace announced that it is open-sourcing its cloud platform, the code that powers CloudServers and CloudFiles, at openstack.org. We've been working with Rackspace for quite a while and have also participated in this new initiative at a workshop held by Rackspace last week. The bottom line is that we believe this to be a potentially game changing event.Read more
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