Getting an application designed, tested and running, then updating and improving it is no easy task. There is a continuing quest for tooling that delivers automation of this work to allow more focus on what matters most: fast, efficient development. This tooling is often referred to as application “Platform-as-a-Service” or “PaaS.” Unfortunately, this term tends to mask a distinction we’ve found in two types of customer needs leading to different preferred approaches to use of a platform service layer.
The Rackspace Developer Conference, dubbed ‘Rax.io,’ is an opportunity for the brilliant technical minds inside our company to engage, educate and empower each other to continue solving really tough problems for customers.
Microsoft is ending support for Exchange 2003 in just a few weeks. In this infographic, we outline some options to help you determine your next move.
In this post, Gutensite, a Rackspace customer and Rackspace Marketplace partner highlights how it saved money and increased performance on the Rackspace Cloud.
With the launch of Rackspace Digital last week at the W Hotel, we introduced our team of digital specialists laser focused on content, commerce and mobile. Over the weekend, as more of SXSW 2014 came alive, Rackspace deployed additional teams of specialists on the ground to engage with event goers at festival venues inside the Austin city limits.
After attending SXSW Interactive for the past two years, I’ve noticed the industry seems to be shifting away from the Age of the Apps to the Dawn of Data. Rather than focusing on that next killer application, it appears that more people are trying to tap into the data that is being gathered to create the next big thing—and companies are actively encouraging developers to do so.
The first four of these posts covered setup and installation of my home lab, including the networking, PXE booting Ubuntu and installation of Rackspace Private Cloud. I ended up with two Controllers in HA and three Computes. In this post I show how easy it is to add two extra Compute nodes to the lab.
Rackspace plans to have a massive presence next week at SXSW Interactive – the Austin conference where top tech titans discuss everything from the latest in robotics to the best way to run your websites. Here’s a full list of events and happenings and where you can find our Rackspace specialists throughout SXSW.
Migrating to a new email provider can be a daunting task, especially if you attempt it without an experienced partner. And with Microsoft ending support for Exchange 2003 in just a few weeks (April 8), you may be considering a migration sooner than you expected. With Rackspace Migration Services, we can help.
In an upcoming webinar (Tuesday, April 1 at 1 p.m. CST) we will highlight how your team can release features more often with less frustration by implementing open source DevOps tools.