Cloud Files


Server Images

Prerequisites
This article presumes that you have already used a Cloud Images export task to export one of your images from the Rackspace open cloud, that you understand how exported images are stored in Cloud Files as Dynamic...
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Prerequisites
The steps in this article assume that you have already properly prepared an image for import into the public cloud and that you have already installed the swiftly Cloud Files client. If you need help on either of...
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About Swiftly
Swiftly is a client tool you can use to upload and download objects to your Cloud Files account. Swiftly understands the requirements for storing large objects in Cloud Files. If you have a very large object (such...
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Content Delivery Network

This tutorial has a lot of images and it will show basic steps on how set up the W3 Total Cache plugin to work with Rackspace Cloud Files / CDN.
This article assumes that you have already completed the installation of your...
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CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Work for Pie is a startup striving to simplify the recruiting and job search process for tech companies and developers.
CHALLENGES: Work for Pie needs a flexible, scalable infrastructure that’s easy on their...
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In addition to the various players, you can stream your media using HTML 5. Most modern web browsers and even mobile phone browsers can stream audio and video with HTML 5. Other players based on Flash cannot deliver to such a...
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When choosing to use the content delivery network (CDN) to accelerate your website and the images and videos on that website, you are responsible for all bandwidth costs associated with delivery of your content over the public...
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Documentation

·      
API Developer Guide

·      
Release Notes

·      
Cloud Files Introduction Guide

·      
Getting Started Guide
 
SDKs
The Rackspace Cloud Files API is a RESTful API, with support for all major...
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What is edge purge?
When using the Content Delivery Network (CDN) with Cloud Files, your files are distributed across a global network of edge servers increasing the speed at which your audience can download files from your site...
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The Wikipedia entry for CDN states: “A content delivery network or content distribution network (CDN) is a large distributed system of servers deployed in multiple data centers across the Internet. The goal of a CDN is to serve...
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Written by J.R. Arredondo and Duan van der Westhuizen, Product Marketing, Rackspace®
1. Introduction
An important responsibility of managers and leaders of organizations that depend on IT for their operation is to manage the...
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Uncategorized

CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Sprout Social is a social media management platform that provides businesses with publishing, engagement and analytics.
CHALLENGES: As an early-stage startup, Sprout focused on product development instead of...
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The following permissions matrix displays specific permissions for the roles in Cloud Files. The matrix displays the method names, their corresponding RESTful API commands, and the roles that are supported.
API Documentation...
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COMPANY: etouches
BUSINESS: Software-as-a-Service for company event planning
CHALLENGES: Need reliability, uptime, and access to a variety of specialists
SOLUTION: Dedicated Servers, Cloud Servers, Cloud Files, Firewalls...
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This guide will show you how to add new Cloud Servers and Cloud Load Balancers to your account, as well as how to work with Cloud Files through the File Manager.
 
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Depending on your role, Rackspace Cloud Services can be used in various ways.


Contents

1 Cloud Sites
1.1 For Website designers
1.2 For Content providers
1.3 For Resellers

2 Cloud Servers
2.1 For Website designers
2.2 For...
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Using Cloud Files as a backup is straightforward. Users can achieve them in various ways.  If you would like for us to provide Cloud Backup as a service, click here.  Otherwise, complete the steps outlined below to set up your...
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- Getting Started -

This guide is designed to get administrators started with Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) and to answer questions about the service.
1. Overview
What is RBAC?
Why implement RBAC?
What are roles?
What roles are available through...
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The RBAC permissions matrix displays the type of roles that are available within each product. Select a product within the table to view the detailed permissions matrix.
Create, Read, Update, and Delete describes the permissions...
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This guide is designed to get administrators started with Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) and to answer questions about the service. 
What is RBAC?
RBAC is a secure method of restricting account access to authorized users. This...
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Contents
Introduction
Ideal uses for Cloud Files
Key Concepts
Using Cloud Files
Control Panel Interface
Programming Interfaces
Getting Started
Introduction
Cloud Files™ is an affordable, redundant, scalable, and dynamic storage...
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This guide will show you how to add new Cloud Servers and Cloud Load Balancers to your account, as well as how to work with Cloud Files through the File Manager.
 
Cloud Servers
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Rackspace Cloud Servers can connect to Cloud Files without bandwidth charges when the server and the Cloud Files account are in the same data center. This connection is made by using the internal IP address that your server comes...
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MSSQL

RackConnect creates an optimal compute environment.
CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Providing insight into the executives and entities behind a corporation, and promoting corporate transparency by being a historical archive of corporate...
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Windows MSSQL

RackConnect creates an optimal compute environment.
CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Providing insight into the executives and entities behind a corporation, and promoting corporate transparency by being a historical archive of corporate...
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Scaling and High Availability

CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: LoveSac is a fast-growing multi-channel retailer that sells unique furniture products.
CHALLENGES: In order to grow LoveSac’s online sales, the company needed to evaluate and upgrade their current ecommerce...
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FAQ

What is the cost to opt in to RBAC?
RBAC is a free feature that is available to selected open cloud services with an API.
Can a customer opt out of RBAC?
Customers can opt out by simply removing the account users.  
Is RBAC...
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Web Servers

CUSTOMER BUSINESS: Purzue is a startup dedicated to enabling the creation of innovative multimedia résumés.
CHALLENGES: Purzue needed a worry-free way to handle millions of user-uploaded images, audio, and videos.
RACKSPACE...
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Rackspace allows you to choose the data center where you would like to store your content. You may select our Dallas (DFW), Chicago (ORD), North Virginia (IAD), Hong Kong (HKG), or Sydney, Australia (SYD) locations through our...
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Mobile Devices

CUSTOMER BUSINESS: Saint Francis High School is a college preparatory, coed Catholic school in Mountain View, California.
CHALLENGES: Saint Francis needed an effective way to distribute educational content to 1,800 iPad devices,...
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Web Technologies

Cloud Files supports the JW Player for streaming video files. We also support FlowPlayer and OSMF.
The JW Player has a commercial license, which means you must purchase it from Longtail video: http://www.longtailvideo.com/order....
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FTP

The following article will help you configure the Cyberduck FTP Client with Rackspace Cloud Files. Cyberduck allows users to Manage their Rackspace Cloud Files storage account and the configuration of Akamai content delivery...
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Interface Tools

For large files support, Cloud Files allows you to upload multiple file segments and a manifest file to map the segments together.
 
A few limitations:
Files larger than 5 GB must first be segmented into smaller files.
We...
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API

For large files support, Cloud Files allows you to upload multiple file segments and a manifest file to map the segments together.
 
A few limitations:
Files larger than 5 GB must first be segmented into smaller files.
We...
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High Availability - HA

 
This guide will show you how to add new Cloud Servers and Cloud Load Balancers to your account, as well as how to work with Cloud Files through the File Manager.
 
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Load Balancing

 
This guide will show you how to add new Cloud Servers and Cloud Load Balancers to your account, as well as how to work with Cloud Files through the File Manager.
 
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Control Panel Software

 
This guide will show you how to add new Cloud Servers and Cloud Load Balancers to your account, as well as how to work with Cloud Files through the File Manager.
 
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Server Migration

 
This guide will show you how to add new Cloud Servers and Cloud Load Balancers to your account, as well as how to work with Cloud Files through the File Manager.
 
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Linux Tools

 
This guide will show you how to add new Cloud Servers and Cloud Load Balancers to your account, as well as how to work with Cloud Files through the File Manager.
 
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Windows Tools

 
This guide will show you how to add new Cloud Servers and Cloud Load Balancers to your account, as well as how to work with Cloud Files through the File Manager.
 
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Performance

Note: This article is written for the Cloud Sites Control Panel. You can access this interface from the Cloud Control Panel by clicking your username in the upper-right corner of the Cloud Sites Control Panel and selecting "...
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This article is potentially out of date and is no longer supported.  For alternatives, you might look at using WP-Supercache or fileconveyor to handle syncing with Cloud Files.
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Application Development


Sample Ruby Application
From Connection to Objects
#!/usr/bin/env ruby
require 'rubygems'
require 'cloudfiles'
# Log into the Cloud Files system
cf = CloudFiles::Connection.new('UsernameGoesHere','APIKeyGoesHere...
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The Cloud Files™ Developer Guide is available as a resource for application developers. For information about other Rackspace API documentation, see Where can I find Cloud File Developer Guides?
 
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File Transfers and File Sharing

Rackspace Cloud Servers can connect to Cloud Files without bandwidth charges when the server and the Cloud Files account are in the same data center. This connection is made by using the internal IP address that your server comes...
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Content Management Systems

This article is potentially out of date and is no longer supported.  For alternatives, you might look at using WP-Supercache or fileconveyor to handle syncing with Cloud Files.
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