Migrations


Migrations

Before opening the migration window for each cloud server, Rackspace will perform a series of checks to rule out common migration issues. If your cloud server fails any of these checks, we will create a ticket in your account so...
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On January 5, 2015, we announced that our First Generation Cloud Servers environment would reach its end of life in December 2015,
and that all cloud servers in this environment would be migrated to our OpenStack® backed Next...
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General Purpose and I/O-optimized Cloud Servers offer an increase in drive and networking speed,but there are some factors to consider before moving your current environment. This checklist provides information that you need to...
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Migrating your data to a General Purpose or I/O-optimized cloud server (product page) from a Standard cloud server can be a straightforward process with some planning and preparation.

Preparation

For detailed advice on...
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This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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We offer a number of Email Migration services to our customers. This page outlines our services including any fees that may be associated with them. Our team of email migration experts are here to help you in case you have any...
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This scenario describes the migration of a Backbone.js, Node.js, and MongoDB application from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to the Rackspace Cloud. It takes an estimated 30 minutes to complete, if you follow the instructions step by...
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This article describes the migration of a Tomcat and Spring Java web application from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to Rackspace Cloud. It takes an estimated 30 minutes to complete, if you follow the instructions step by step.These...
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This article describes the migration of a .NET web application from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to Rackspace Cloud. It takes an estimated 30 minutes to complete, if you follow the instructions step by step.These steps assume you...
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This article describes the migration of WordPress or other LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) applications from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to the Rackspace Cloud. It takes an estimated 15 minutes to complete, if you follow the...
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After migrating an application the Rackspace Cloud, consider the following factors before making the migrated application available.SecurityFor many reasons, key-based SSH authentication is considered safer than authentication...
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This guide is intended for developers who are migrating applications from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to Rackspace Cloud. It maps AWS infrastructure products to Rackspace infrastructure products, specifically Amazon Elastic...
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This article describes how to provision your Rackspace Cloud services when migrating from Amazon Web Services (AWS). For the purposes of this article, it is assumed that you are familiar with the equivalent services between AWS...
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This article is intended to help you map Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure as a service (IaaS) products to Rackspace products.AWS ProductCorresponding Rackspace ProductAmazon EC2Cloud ServersElastic Load BalancingCloud...
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This article provides a high-level overview of the steps to perform to migrate your applications to Rackspace Cloud from Amazon Web Services (AWS).PreparationBased on your existing AWS instance size and configuration, select an...
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This article will demonstrate how to use the Self-Service Migration Tool provided in your Email Control Panel to copy email data from your previous provider to Rackspace Email and/or Microsoft Exchange. These steps show the use...
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The following video will present an overview of the process used to perform an application level migration of the IIS 7.X running configuration, MSSQL and all associated data to open cloud windows server. 

 
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If you're moving your application from our First Generation Cloud Servers platform to Next Generation Cloud Servers, keep the features of the new platform and your migration options in mind when you migrate.


Feature changes...
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Script-assisted syncingIf you’re looking for an easier approach to migrating your Linux server, we have a script that can be run from the command line that automates some of the work surrounding the syncing of your data to a new...
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The following article will demonstrate how to transfer your current IMAP or POP Data into your new Rackspace Microsoft Exchange account. Let's take at look at the procedure below:

IMAP To Exchange
Pop To Exchange


 

IMAP To...
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PLEASE NOTE: This article is intended as a guide and not a step-by-step process. This guide assumes you are familiar with Linux system administration and the rsync utility. DO NOT RUN the commands in this article if you do not...
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Scaling and High Availability

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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Load Balancing

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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Server Management

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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Resizing

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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Backups

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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Server Images

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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Performance

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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API

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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