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.
Every year, Alert Logic publishes a Cloud Security Report. In it, we analyze real-world security data aggregated from the 2,200-plus customers that use Alert Logic solutions in cloud, hosted and on-premises environments. Based on our latest research, here are five things that we think everyone should know about cloud security in 2014.
The bulk of our screen time is shifting to mobile devices. It’s gone from laptops and desktops to smartphones and tablets. In the midst of this change, companies need to consider the differences in developing for on-the-go devices as opposed to those used at a desk.
If you run an ecommerce site, email is critical to your business. In this blog series, we dig deeper into some of the areas ecommerce sites should consider when working with email. Here, we examine marketing emails.
The ability to create machine instances using OpenStack APIs on physical hardware, with the speed and ease we’ve come to expect for cloud deployments is a huge advancement in infrastructure technology. And it’s made possible by Rackspace OnMetal. And paring OnMetal with CoreOS, a lightweight Linux distribution for massive server deployments, will help you squeeze the maximum value from your hardware.
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.