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Rackspace::Solve SF: Zulily Solves For The Coming Tidal Wave Of Choices [Video]

Partner & Customer Updates by Andrew Hickey – August 13th, 2014

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.

Virtualization Or Cloud? 5 Questions To Help You Decide.

Cloud Industry Insights by Luke Huckaba – August 13th, 2014

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.

Rackspace::Solve SF: SunPower Solves For ‘The Internet Of Everything’ [Video]

Partner & Customer Updates by Andrew Hickey – August 12th, 2014

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.

Startups’ Success Demands Specialists

Rackspace customer Mark Cuban Companies relies on Rackspace Managed Cloud to power many of its businesses and recommends it to a number of its startups to help them avoid being swallowed up by the Shark Tank Effect.

Get DevOps Advice From Rackspace Specialists With DevOps Advisory Service

Product & Development by Tarun Bhatti – August 12th, 2014

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.

Rackspace::Solve SF: Chartboost Solves For Big Data With MongoDB [Video]

Partner & Customer Updates by Andrew Hickey – August 11th, 2014

Chartboost 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. Here’s full video of that conversation.

MongoDB’s Coming Attractions

Product & Development by Kenny Gorman – August 11th, 2014

I spend most of my days hacking on MongoDB environments, so it’s easy for me to get pumped about new features when I hear about them. And there are a few recent MongoDB updates and announcements that have me particularly excited.

How ObjectRocket Gives Free MongoDB Backups To Everyone

Product & Development by Kenny Gorman – August 11th, 2014

We changed the database business in June when we offered free backups to anybody using MongoDB. We share our expansive disk infrastructure with the community to help folks get backed up, so they can sleep easy. It’s not an add-on. It’s not an upcharge. You don’t even have to be an ObjectRocket customer to benefit from these backups.

Diving Into Continuous Integration As A Newbie

Cloud Industry Insights by Ashima Athri – August 8th, 2014

As an intern in the Rackspace Blacksburg office, I had my first experience with continuous integration (CI), and I wanted to learn more about it. I believe that the best way to learn is through hands-on experience, so I picked up a story that involved experimenting with the CI infrastructure.

Rackspace Weekly Digest: August 8

Cloud Industry Insights by Andrew Hickey – August 8th, 2014

In this week’s digest, we hear from DDP Yoga about how it prepped its website ahead of a Shark Tank appearance; we explain where IaaS fits in the Rackspace Managed Cloud; we showcase some of the great content from Rackspace::Solve San Francisco; and much more.

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