As a startup, BuyerDeck focuses heavily on innovation. We have to balance high availability and innovation while creating a tool that connects buyers and sellers in real time and closes that feedback loop. A product like ours demands infrastructure that is available and up – downtime is simply unacceptable. At the same time, we need to deploy updates seamlessly. To do that, we leverage the Rackspace Cloud and ObjectRocket MongoDB.
You have a business to run. You can’t get bogged down worrying about the day-to-day intricacies of infrastructure and operations. You’ve got bigger fish to fry than data backup, patching, security, proactive monitoring and incident response. You need a trusted partner to help you – to handle your cloud operations while you focus on building your business without the pain of hunting down and hiring top-dollar staff to do it for you. That’s where Rackspace Managed Operations comes in.
As we kick off 2015, the Cloud Databases team has a few early gifts for you. Starting today, we support replication for Cloud Databases and added Control Panel integration for managing your configuration settings.
Happy 2015 to everyone in the IT industry! May all of your technology dreams and predictions come true! As many post their predictions for the cloud industry (including our very own CTO John Engates, with his Cloud Predictions for 2015) we’d like to offer up a few New Year’s Resolutions for IT decision makers to consider as they transition into the Managed Cloud era.
CloudU is launching a series of learning programs in 2015 aimed at making the cloud more accessible and easier to understand, no matter where you’re at in your IT career. The learning series is designed to reduce the ambiguity about the role of the cloud in a rapidly evolving IT industry. The first learning series will focus on installing, designing and implementing a fully functional WordPress site hosted on Cloud Sites.
When your software keeps techs in the field connected; speed, reliability and uptime are imperative. When we started Bella FSM seven years ago, leveraging Rackspace managed hosting was a no-brainer. Why? Two words: Fanatical Support. We’re a small company with limited resources. We rely heavily on Rackspace to manage and operate our server infrastructure.
As we dive headfirst into 2015, we wanted to take a quick a look back at the most popular posts we published in 2014. For the second consecutive year, our ongoing battle with patent trolls took center stage. We also saw new product and feature launches like OnMetal Cloud Servers and chat draw great interest. Without further ado, here are the top 14 Rackspace blog posts of 2014.
The holiday season can literally be “the most wonderful time of the year” for Internet hackers. When spending and credit card use is up… so is criminal activity. With just five simple steps, however, you can greatly reduce your exposure to these crooks – or at least limit the amount of damage they can cause – and keep your inbox safe.
At HelpSocial, we built our social media support apps and our API on the Rackspace Cloud. Why? Because the Rackspace Cloud is driving new innovation across various technology platforms, including social media.
This week, we join the OpenPOWER Foundation, highlight big data for small businesses and showcase how MyDirectves is using the cloud to change how people make their medical wishes known. Check out all that and more in this week’s digest.