While it may be difficult to predict the weather, predicting how the weather impacts consumer purchases is becoming easier. During a SXSW panel, Vikram Somaya, General Manager of the WeatherFX division at The Weather Company, discussed the influence of weather on sales.
At the Adobe Digital Marketing Summit 2014, Rackspace and Acquity Group will co-present “Bridging the Digital Divide with Enterprise Digital Platform.”
Maintaining host files on standard *nix system has been traditionally done by hand. This becomes a challenge as the number of systems grows and is more true in the cloud model, where you might add/delete servers at a higher rate. One solution would be to use DNS and use a local zone to store your host name to IP mapping. If you are using Chef for automation, here is another example on how to automatically generate the host file entries.
Five early-stage startups will showcase what they’ve built this Friday at Spartups Demo Day 2014 at Rackspace San Francisco (SFO). The startups will highlight what they’ve created during the Spartups program, a four-month mentorship-driven accelerator program.
Rackspace is sponsoring the 2014 eCommerce Expo March 26 and March 27 at Australia’s Melbourne Conference & Exhibition Centre. Arrian Mehis, Director of Technical Services at Rackspace, will present ‘Leveraging the Cloud for Seasonal Peaks.’
In this startup spotlight we look at Xtrant, a cloud-based project platform built on the Rackspace Cloud.
At DeveloperWeek Conference & Festival 2014, Rackspace Director of Training and Education Tony Campbell showcased how to develop on OpenStack. Here are his presentation slides.
Here, Rackspace Marketplace partner VictorOps discusses making remote engagement a reality for DevOps teams.
Starting today you can create copies of existing Cloud Block Storage volumes from the Control Panel with Volume Cloning.