Mapping of Amazon Web Services resources to Rackspace resources


This article is intended to help you map Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure as a service (IaaS) products to Rackspace products.

AWS product Corresponding Rackspace product
Amazon EC2 Cloud Servers [product link]
  Cloud Servers API
  Cloud Servers pricing
Elastic Load Balancing Cloud Load Balancers [product link]
  Cloud Load Balancers API
  Cloud Load Balancers pricing
Amazon EMR Rackspace Cloud Big Data Platform
Amazon VPC Cloud Networks
Amazon Route 53 Cloud DNS
AWS Direct Connect RackConnect
AWS Marketplace Cloud Tools Marketplace [link to Marketplace]
Amazon S3 Cloud Files [product link]
  Cloud Files API
  Cloud Files pricing
Amazon Glacier Cloud Backup (with compression)
Amazon EBS Cloud Block Storage (SSD available) [product link]
  Cloud Block Storage API
  Cloud Block Storage pricing
AWS Import/Export Hard Drive Import/Export
AWS Storage Gateway Multiple Partner solutions available
Amazon CloudFront Rackspace CDN [product link]
  Rackspace CDN API
  Rackspace CDN pricing
Amazon RDS Cloud Databases [product link]
  Cloud Databases API
  Cloud Databases pricing
Amazon DynamoDB Object Rocket (MongoDB - open)
Amazon SES, SNS MailGun
Elastic Transcoder Partner solutions - encoding.com
IAM & Mgmt Console Cloud Control Panel
AWS CloudWawtch Cloud Monitoring [product link]
  Cloud Monitoring API
  Cloud Monitoring pricing
AWS Elastic Beanstalk Cloud Sites (.NET and PHP), Partner Solutions
AWS CloudFormation Deployments
CloudSearch & Redshift Non Core - Partner

 

Mapping of EC2 instance types to Rackspace Cloud instance types

The following table maps Amazon EC2 instance types to equivalent Rackspace Cloud instance types so that you can select an appropriate instance size for your Rackspace Cloud Server.

EC2 instance type Rackspace instance type
Micro:
613 MB RAM, up to 2 ECUs, EBS storage, 64 bit

Standard: 512 MB RAM, 20 GB HDD, 1 vCPU
1 GB RAM, 40 GB HDD, 1 vCPU
Performance: 1 GB RAM, 20 GB SSD, 1 vCPU

M1 Small:
1.7 GB RAM, 1 ECU, 160 GB local storage, 32 or 64 bit

Standard: 2 GB RAM, 80 GB HDD, 2 vCPUs
Performance: 2 GB RAM, 40 GB and 20 GB SSDs, 2 vCPU

M1 Medium:
3.75 GB RAM, 2 ECUs, 410 GB local storage, 32 or 64 bit

Standard: 4 GB RAM, 160 GB HDD, 2 vCPUs
Performance: 4 GB RAM, 40 GB and 40 GB SSDs, 4 vCPU

M1 Large:
7.5 GB RAM, 4 ECUs, 850 GB local storage, 64 bit

Standard: 8 GB RAM, 320 GB HDD, 4 vCPUs
Performance: 8 GB RAM, 40 GB and 80 GB SSDs, 8 vCPU

M1 Extra Large:
15 GB RAM, 8 ECUs, 1690 GB local storage, 64 bit

Standard: 15 GB RAM, 620 GB HDD, 6 vCPUs
Performance: 15 GB RAM, 40 GB and 150 GB SSDs, 4 vCPU

M3 Extra Large:
15 GB RAM, 13 ECUs, EBS storage, 64 bit

Standard: 15 GB RAM, 620 GB HDD, 6 vCPUs
Performance: 15 GB RAM, 40 GB and 150 GB SSDs, 4 vCPU

M3 Extra Double Large:
30 GB RAM, 26 ECUs, EBS storage, 64 bit

Standard: 30 GB RAM, 1200 GB HDD, 8 vCPUs
Performance: 30 GB RAM, 40 GB and 300 GB SSDs, 8 vCPU

High-Memory Extra Large:
17 GB RAM, 6.5 ECUs, 420 GB storage, 64 bit

Standard: 15 GB RAM, 620 GB HDD, 6 vCPUs
Performance: 15 GB RAM, 40 GB and 150 GB SSDs, 4 vCPU

High-Memory Double Extra Large:
34 GB RAM, 13 ECUs, 850 GB local storage, 64 bit

Standard: 30 GB RAM, 1200 GB HDD, 8 vCPUs
Performance: 30 GB RAM, 40 GB and 300 GB SSDs, 8 vCPU

 

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Rackspace link http://www.rackspace.com/whyrackspace/support

 

To migrate your application from AWS to the Rackspace Cloud, continue with this series to plan the steps involved in a migration.



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