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Don’t Let Language Be A Barrier…Especially On Social Media

Racker Culture by Elizabeth Jurewicz – April 2nd, 2014

If a person posts a bad comment or negative experience with your company, and it goes viral, is anyone in your company monitoring for it? How about if it’s in a foreign language? Is anyone at your company equipped to quickly respond to this urgent situation if it’s not in your native tongue?

Cloud Images For The Open Cloud: Import, Export And Share Images

Product & Development by Brian Rosmaita – April 2nd, 2014

This week we’re bringing you Cloud Images, a cool new feature powered by OpenStack that opens up the cloud even more. The free service allows you to import, export and share images with other users.

Mute Cloud Monitoring Notifications With Suppressions

Product & Development by Justin Gallardo – April 1st, 2014

Today we launched suppressions in Cloud Monitoring. Suppressions add the ability to schedule a time wherein a specified set of notifications will be muted.

Building Trust On A Hybrid Cloud

In this guest post, Rackspace customer Troux Technologies highlights how a hybrid cloud and trust in its cloud provider help it succeed.

Customize Configuration Settings For Cloud Databases

Product & Development by Neha Verma – April 1st, 2014

Starting today you can customize configuration settings for Cloud Databases instances using the API or Trove command line tool. This capability allows you to optimize configuration settings based on the needs of your workload.

Speak Up! Contact Your Senators To Fight Patent Trolls

Cloud Industry Insights by Van Lindberg – March 31st, 2014

Today is an important day in the fight against patent trolls. I urge you to contact your senators and have your voice heard.

Webinar Recap: What Kind Of Relationship Are You Seeking With Your Database?

Cloud Industry Insights by Andrew Hickey – March 31st, 2014

Last week, we hosted a live webinar, “Making Choices: What Kind of Relationship are you Seeking with your Database?,” in which we dug into the options available for the database tier of modern applications, particularly in the cloud. Check out the full webinar and slide presentation here.

Rackspace Weekly Digest: March 28

Cloud Industry Insights by Leezia Dhalla – March 28th, 2014

We’ve had an incredible week at Rackspace, from launching ObjectRocket in our Hong Kong data center to celebrating the first anniversary of the Open Cloud Academy, our educational training program based in downtown San Antonio. Read all about it in this week’s edition of the weekly digest.

Open Cloud Academy: Making Geeks In San Antonio For One Year

Cloud Industry Insights by Joseph Palumbo – March 28th, 2014

Last week, I attended the one year anniversary party of the Open Cloud Academy, a Rackspace-sponsored educational organization designed to arm students with affordable IT training and industry standard certifications. Tucked away in the same building as Geekdom in downtown San Antonio, this hands-on program is the perfect solution for people who love technology but are unsure how to acquire the skills needed for entry-level IT roles.

Rackspace Startup Program Global Startup Event Guide: April 2014

Partner & Customer Updates by John McKenna – March 27th, 2014

Within the startup movement, there are plenty of events happening globally in April 2014. The Rackspace Startup Program is here to keep you up to date with valuable information on events and happenings inside the global startup community. Here is a partial list of global startup events complied by the contributors of StartupDigest.

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