Migrations


Migrations

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 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 preparing...
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This article describes some of the major features and benefits of General Purpose Cloud Servers.
Disk Structure
General Purpose Servers use faster solid state drives (SSD) and separate the system disk from the data disk, with...
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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.
Security
For 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 provisioning Rackspace Cloud services when migrating from Amazon Web Services (AWS).  It assumes you are familiar with the equivalent services between AWS and Rackspace Cloud and that you are generally...
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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 Product
Corresponding Rackspace Product
Amazon EC2
Cloud Servers
Elastic Load Balancing...
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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).
Preparation
Based on your existing AWS instance size and configuration, select an...
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Self-Service Migration
$4.99 per mailbox ***Note: Charges for migration services will be applied separate from your monthly statement.***
The self-service migration tool enables you to:

Initiate your migration to both Rackspace...
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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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Our Next Generation Cloud Servers powered by OpenStack® offer an open, flexible cloud platform. With a responsive API and an improved Cloud Control Panel it's easier than ever to manage your server instances.

If you're...
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Script-assisted syncing
If 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 explain how to get email from your previous email hosting provider, into Rackspace using your email client. If you've already configured your email client with an IMAP connection, then lets take a look...
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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 General Purpose Cloud Servers.
Disk Structure
General Purpose Servers use faster solid state drives (SSD) and separate the system disk from the data disk, with...
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Load Balancing

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of General Purpose Cloud Servers.
Disk Structure
General Purpose Servers use faster solid state drives (SSD) and separate the system disk from the data disk, with...
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Server Management

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of General Purpose Cloud Servers.
Disk Structure
General Purpose Servers use faster solid state drives (SSD) and separate the system disk from the data disk, with...
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Resizing

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of General Purpose Cloud Servers.
Disk Structure
General Purpose Servers use faster solid state drives (SSD) and separate the system disk from the data disk, with...
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Backups

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of General Purpose Cloud Servers.
Disk Structure
General Purpose Servers use faster solid state drives (SSD) and separate the system disk from the data disk, with...
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Server Images

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of General Purpose Cloud Servers.
Disk Structure
General Purpose Servers use faster solid state drives (SSD) and separate the system disk from the data disk, with...
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Performance

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of General Purpose Cloud Servers.
Disk Structure
General Purpose Servers use faster solid state drives (SSD) and separate the system disk from the data disk, with...
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API

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of General Purpose Cloud Servers.
Disk Structure
General Purpose Servers use faster solid state drives (SSD) and separate the system disk from the data disk, with...
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