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RightScale-Ready Ubuntu 11.04 Amazon AMIs

Posted by Darryl Eaton   Ι   April 29, 2011 1 comment
Ubunutu 11.04 Natty Narwhal is released , and there's something in it for RightScale users! We've been working with our partners at Canonical to make it possible to use Ubuntu AMIs out of the box with RightScale. This means you can start playing with Natty Narwhal 11.04 in RightScale today! How does it work? The method was pioneered by Eric Hammond , who helps maintain Ubuntu and Debian AMIs for...Read more

RightScale Release: 25 ServerTemplates across 66 RightImages

Posted by Darryl Eaton   Ι   March 29, 2011 4 comments
Is it Christmas? It seems the RightScale elves have been busy. Luckily for you, many of our elves have Ph.D.s or master's degrees in computer science - or just many years behind a Unix prompt. Lucky for us, they don't look like elves. Let's see what's under the tree... New Database Managers Our Database Manager for MySQL is one of our most popular ServerTemplates , serving as the rock-solid...Read more

RightScale + Ubuntu + Eucalyptus = Cloud in a Box

Want a cloud in a box? Then start requisitioning a couple of machines now so you're ready on Thursday to load up Ubuntu 9.04, install Eucalyptus, and follow the prompt to register your cloud with RightScale. And best of all, it's all free - free open source software and access to a free RightScale service account. We're finally getting close to the release of Ubuntu 9.04, which includes the...Read more

RightScale Supports Ubuntu on Amazon EC2

Fear not, this is not a rehash of our press release from the other day. I was browsing what people wrote about Ubuntu and EC2 and I'm amazed at some of the confusion. The most bizarre so far is an article about " Ubuntu's next wave: Open server, closed cloud ," talking about how Canonical is steering users to Amazon's "closed cloud" in order to monetize Ubuntu and thus how they're betraying free...Read more

Ubuntu 7.04 Amazon EC2 Image Release

We've been working on an Ubuntu RightImage for a while now, and it's now available as `RightImage Ubuntu7.04V1_14_2` with AMI ID ami-f3cc299a and location `rightscale_images/Ubuntu7.04_V1_14_2`. This is our first Ubuntu public image, so we hope we covered all bases, but we're eager to hear whether everything works as expected. As always the script to create the image is also available. To run the...Read more
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