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With OpenStack Icehouse, CERN Is Closer To Cloud Federation

Federated and interoperable OpenStack clouds are on the horizon, as code development work, led by a CERN research fellow sponsored by Rackspace as part of a CERN openlab project, has been included in the latest OpenStack release, Icehouse.…

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on June 30th, 2014 by Toby Owen

Designate Gaining Momentum As OpenStack DNS-as-a-Service

The OpenStack Technical Committee recently decided to incubate Designate, an authoritative multi-tenant DNS-as-a-Service for OpenStack that features a command line client, REST API and integrates with Nova, Neutron and Keystone. Reaching incubation status within OpenStack is a key milestone along th…

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on June 27th, 2014 by Nicole Hairston

Rackspace Weekly Digest: June 27

From outlining the differences between commodity cloud providers and managed cloud specialists to hearing how Pantheon uses Rackspace OnMetal, this week was chock full of news. Check out all of that – and more – in this week’s digest.
Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on June 27th, 2014 by Andrew Hickey

Which Workloads Should Growing Businesses Move To The Cloud?

The cloud has grown up over the last five years. It’s no longer for just the early adopters hosting only non-essential, fringe IT applications. Today the cloud provides compute power for critical workflows and mainstream companies. If your business has yet to tap into the cloud’s full potential,…

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on June 26th, 2014 by Garrett Heath

Rackspace Startup Program Global Startup Event Guide: July 2014

In July, 2014 FIFA World Cup soccer action will continue in Brazil, with the finals taking place on Sunday, July 13 at 2 p.m. CDT. The match will be broadcast live on ABC from Estádio Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro. Circus showman PT Barnum, Ernie from Sesame Street and Princess Diana were all born in…

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on June 26th, 2014 by John McKenna

Commodity Cloud Providers vs. Managed Cloud Specialists

If you type “cloud computing + commodity” into a search engine, you’ll see that in recent months, the two have become seen as virtually synonymous. Many industry pundits now sweepingly assert that all cloud services are akin to red durum wheat or West Texas crude. All are identical. All prices…

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on June 26th, 2014 by Taylor Rhodes

Stay In The Conversation With Microsoft Lync From Rackspace

Have you ever missed an important instant message when you were out for lunch? Or spent 10 minutes searching emails for a conversation with a colleague only to remember it was over IM? Have you ever thought a conversation would go smoother if only we were face to face?
Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on June 25th, 2014 by Hassan Malik

What Does It Take To Hit A 10X Performance Improvement?

In a recent guest post entitled “Performance at Scale: SSDs, Silver Bullets and Serialization” for High Scalability, Aaron Sullivan, a Principal Engineer at Rackspace, took a close look at the problem of trying to increase performance across software and hardware systems. Let’s say that you wa…

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on June 25th, 2014 by Dominic Smith

Email For Ecommerce: Transactional Email

In this blog series, we walk you through some of the dos and don’ts of email for ecommerce. Last week, we talked about managing your reputation. This week we dig into transactional email like order confirmations and shipping updates.…

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on June 25th, 2014 by Taylor Wakefield

Docker With The Rackspace Open Cloud

Docker Inc. recently unveiled an exciting new open source project called Libswarm designed to make the using containers in the public cloud a lot easier.
Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on June 24th, 2014 by Adrian Otto
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