As online businesses prepare for the holiday shopping season, it is imperative for them to understand the amount of traffic their website can handle. We spent last week’s Google+ Office Hour Hangout with Ragnar Lonn and Robin Gustafsson of Load Impact, a Cloud Tools Marketplace partner, to discuss their load testing tool and how it can help you prepare for high traffic events. Here are some highlights from the talk along with links to the part of the video that we discussed them. If you are looking for more information, I’ve embedded the video of the entire Hangout at the bottom of the post.
This is a guest post written and contributed by Erik Severinghaus, founder and CEO at SimpleRelevance, a Rackspace Cloud Tools partner. SimpleRelevance is an email optimization platform that uses internal and external data to automatically execute smarter, individualized email companies.
This is a guest post written and contributed by James Messer, President and CEO at Transverse, a Rackspace Cloud Tools partner. Transverse’s dynamic activity-based billing solution, TRACT, allows companies to customize and automate their billing model to capture new revenue streams.
This is a guest post written and contributed by Frank Cohen, CTO and Founder at Appvance, a Rackspace Cloud Tools partner. Appvance provides functional, load and performance testing in order to provide third-party validation that apps will stay up and running under heavy usage.
This is a guest post written and contributed by Sumeet Sheokand, CTO at GenieDB, a Rackspace Cloud Tools partner. GenieDB provides a solution that goes beyond the concept of failover and provides uninterrupted 100 percent availability for MySQL applications, even in the event of a data center or cloud outage.
This is a guest post written and contributed by Gal Moav (@GalMoav), director of product management at Ravello Systems, a Rackspace Cloud Tools partner. Powered by the industry’s first Cloud Application Hypervisor, Ravello enables enterprise development teams to overcome internal capacity constraints and leverage the power of the cloud to supercharge their application development processes – resulting in faster time to market and higher quality.
This is a guest post written and contributed by Sudhi Seshachala, CTO at Xervmon, a Rackspace Cloud Tools partner. Xervmon offers cloud management, spend analytics and budget forecasts across the entire cloud stack (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and *aaS) and legacy IT infrastructure in a single pane dashboard that is highly configurable and simple to understand.
This is a guest post written and contributed by Elad Yoran, CEO of Vaultive, a Rackspace Cloud Tools partner. Vaultive provides cloud data encryption solutions designed to maintain the control, security and compliance of data processed by cloud-based services.
This is a guest post written and contributed by Mike Miller, Co-founder, Chief Scientist of Cloudant, a Rackspace Cloud Tools partner. Cloudant is a managed NoSQL cloud database service, a fast, always-on, scalable database that Cloudant operates and grows so developers can stay focused on new development and not on IT operations.