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Cloud Management Best Practices

Cloud management best practices primarily concern the ability to save money and streamline operations across any cloud, any server, and any container. In this section, you'll find in-depth articles on a variety of cloud management topics, including the orchestration, automation, and governance of applications using public, private, and hybrid cloud acrchitectures as well as how to cloud-enable your vSphere and bare-metal servers.

AWS re:Invent

The RightScale 2017 AWS re:Invent Plugin Challenge: How RightScale Connected to the New Amazon MQ Service in 64 Minutes

November 29, 2017,
Posted By: Bailey Caldwell
RightScale currently makes nearly 30 plugins available on GitHub for popular new services such as AWS Lambda, Azure Container Services, and GCP BigTable, including the new Amazon MQ Service announced yesterday at AWS re:Invent.

Accelerate Code Development with Cloud Application Templates

August 25, 2016,
Posted By: Ryan O'Leary
RightScale Cloud Application Templates (CATs) help you orchestrate, operate, manage, and provision complex application stacks in the cloud regardless of the cloud infrastructure providers you use. They package and “import” CAT code, enabling you to build sophisticated templates using modular building blocks of components to accelerate your code development.

Cloud Storage: AWS vs Azure vs Google vs SoftLayer

April 18, 2016,
Posted By: Brian Adler
Because the features and services offered by each cloud provider are constantly changing, it can be difficult to keep up. In this article we cover cloud storage with an in-depth look at object and block storage options from the leading public cloud providers.

How to Compare AWS vs Azure vs Google vs SoftLayer

March 30, 2016,
Posted By: Ryan O'Leary
If you’re taking a strategic approach to your cloud strategy, it's not as simple as choosing Cloud A and putting every workload in Cloud A. Instead, you need to consider the requirements for each application or workload and select the cloud that is the best fit. To make it easier, we’ve broken down the key differences among public cloud vendors as they pertain to storage, container services, and pricing.