The NoSQL Mobile App Challenge opened this month, giving developers across the US and Canada the chance to build a mobile app that showcases their creativity and innovation without the pain of managing their infrastructure. To help you get started, we created ObjectRocket and Rackspace accounts tailored specifically to the needs of contestants. The only requirement for each app entered is that it must use ObjectRocket NoSQL data services with either MongoDB or Redis.
We are only half way through 2014, and I can already state with confidence that the number of security breaches making headlines this year will continue to increase. More than 50 percent of all breaches will be caused by an application-layer breach, and the most common form of application-layer breach is an attack on a website.
This week, we launched our DevOps Advisory Service; ObjectRocket unveiled a fully-managed Redis service; we heard more from Rackspace::Solve San Francisco presenters; and we got a glimpse at some coming attractions in MongoDB. And that’s not all. Check out what you may have missed in the weekly digest.
CoreOS is a Linux-based operating system for massive server deployments. Its goal is to enable warehouse-scale computing on top of a minimal, modern operating system. Rackspace::Solve San Francisco, CoreOS CEO Alex Polvi said, “we’re all trying to build warehouse scale machines,” and CoreOS enables that. Here’s video of Polvi’s presentation.
John Courtney, CEO and founder of Endao, a platform for building Business Process Management (BPM) software, talked to the Rackspace Startup Program about the lessons he learned building a startup.
In this video blog series, we give you an inside look at the story behind OnMetal, our new API-driven instantly provisioned bare metal servers. Here, the OnMetal team talks about the benefits that OnMetal customers should expect at scale.
Zulily is one of the world’s fastest growing ecommerce sites. The company must be able to navigate massive, event-driven traffic spikes and make intelligent technology choices to ensure flexibility and scale. At Rackspace::Solve San Francisco, Zulily and Avail Partners talked about solving for the coming tidal wave of choices. Here’s full video of that presentation.
Because both virtualization and cloud can provide significant benefits, the best way for any team to evaluate both options is to think about what they want from their infrastructure using five key questions.
SunPower is a leader in global solar innovation. Solar power ties into what SunPower CIO Richard Robinson calls “the internet of everything.” In this video from Rackspace::Solve San Francisco, Robinson talks with Rackers Robert Scoble and John Engates about the internet of everything.
Rackspace DevOps Advisory Service is a one-time service where Rackspace DevOps specialists advise you on how to adopt a DevOps model and be more agile with infrastructure.