Rackspace Startup Program member Ember offers an online video advertising platform that offers its customers an alternative to TV ads to enable them to optimize ad spend.
How can DevOps free up my developers? How can I scale MongoDB? How can I ensure my ecommerce site doesn’t crumble under massive growth? These questions and many more are at the heart of a series of one-day summits Rackspace is hosting called Rackspace::Solve. The first is Monday, July 28 at the St. Regis in San Francisco.
Bank of England CIO Peter Finch issued a misinformed warning in a recent article, telling companies that if your cloud provider is an “American company, it is likely that your data and processing is now subject to the American Patriot Act. And, if it is integrated to your infrastructure, it is likely that all your services are subject to the Patriot Act.” Such advice not only misinterprets and misrepresents US law, it misleadingly implies that US cloud providers are somehow both unable and unwilling to protect the data entrusted with them by their customers from US law enforcement agencies. Finch’s statement is inaccurate. Here, I’ll highlight what you need to know about your data and the Patriot Act.
In his keynote address at the O’Reilly Velocity conference in Santa Clara, Calif., Rackspace Senior Product Manager James Colgan explained how growing companies can get better performance by moving past mere infrastructure automation and toward self-adaptive and autonomous infrastructure. Check out video of James’ Velocity keynote.
Later this week, we’re releasing a new feature that allows you to easily attach files directly from your Dropbox into Rackspace Webmail. This means that after a quick ‘account sync,’ all of your Dropbox files are just a click away.
At Rackspace::Solve San Francisco on July 28, payment services company WePay will showcase how it uses Rackspace Managed Cloud and DevOps Automation Service to accommodate swift growth and scale. Here’s a sneak peek from WePay and registration information for Rackspace::Solve.
So you wanna learn you some Hadoop, eh? Well, get ready to drink from the firehose, because the Hadoop ecosystem is crammed full of software, much of which duplicates efforts, and much of which is named so similarly that it’s very confusing for newcomers. In the first of this two-part series, I cover the most common and core pieces of functionality.
In this post, I’ll outline the steps to go from Rackspace Private Cloud v4.2.1 to v4.2.2 using the Rackspace Private Cloud Chef Recipes.
Rackspace Startup Program member RunLastMan, an Ireland-based fundraising site through which clubs, organizations and charities raise money through sports betting, is growing quickly on the Rackspace Cloud.