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Scaling in a multi-tenant cloud environment is hard. Noisy neighbors steal CPU cycles, degrade disk I/O and increase latency. Racker Ev Kontsevoy talked in detail about these challenges in a recent blog post. Why should you spend time and resources battling these inconsistencies? Shouldn’t you expect a predictable behavior for your application when you reach certain scale? With OnMetal we remove the complexity you face in growing your infrastructure in a multi-tenant cloud. Listen to what the OnMetal team has to say about the benefits that you as a customer 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 Vice President of Technical Operations Don Allen and Avail Partners Managing Partner Dan Marsh talked about how companies can solve for the coming tidal wave of choices.
SunPower is a leader in global solar innovation. Solar power ties into what SunPower CIO Richard Robinson calls “the internet of everything” where once-disparate systems are connected and generate actionable analytics and data.
Chartboost makes a technology platform that helps mobile game developers find new users and monetize games. To do that, the company runs one of the largest MongoDB databases in the world, and writes to a database of one billion objects. At Rackspace::Solve San Francisco, Chartboost Co-Founder and CTO Sean Fannan talked about how Chartboost manages scale and growth.
Lew Cirne, CEO of New Relic, a software analytics company, took the stage at Rackspace::Solve San Francisco to give attendees advice on harnessing the power of big data in the Managed Cloud age. According to Cirne, New Relic wants to provide visibility into software and application data to make everybody a data nerd.
At Rackspace, we believe that open source communities enable innovation and collaboration. That is why we founded OpenStack four years back and why we actively engage in the Open Compute Project as well. OnMetal is built on OpenStack software and Open Compute hardware. Listen to what the OnMetal team has to say about why we chose such a design.
Alex and Ani is the fasted growing retailer in the world. At Rackspace::Solve San Francisco the category killing bangle bracelet-maker’s Vice President of Digital Strategy, Ryan Bonifacino, took the stage to discuss how the company’s digital strategy helped accommodate revenue growth that skyrocketed from $80 million in 2012 to $230 million a year later.
Extreme growth is a great problem for a business to have, but it can also cause challenges if businesses are caught flat-footed by that growth. At Rackspace::Solve San Francisco, Bill Clerico, CEO of Rackspace customer WePay, which offers payment services for platform businesses such as marketplaces, talked about how WePay solved for rapid customer growth and scale through DevOps and gained a competitive edge.
At Rackspace::Solve San Francisco last week, Docker CEO Ben Golub took the stage to discuss the future of applications. In his talk, Golub drilled into how Docker uses container technology to change the way developers build, ship and run applications and how that can reduce the time it takes developers to launch apps from weeks to minutes.
Last week, we announced the availability of OnMetal, API-driven instantly provisioned bare metal servers. Building a great product not only requires a coherent vision but also a collaborative cross functional execution to successfully bring it to market. Through a series of videos, we want to give you a sneak peek into the story behind OnMetal. In today’s video you will hear from the OnMetal team about the motivation behind building it.
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