How the Right Load Balancer Can Reduce the Cost of Your Private Cloud

Load balancers play a critical role in the world of infrastructure. They improve the performance of applications by distributing network or application traffic across the servers in your environment. There are...

AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 2 Recap: Getting Into the Swing of Things

AWS re:Invent is now in full swing and while we got off to a good start on day one, most if not all of the attendees have now arrived and the breakout...
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AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 1 Recap: Serverless is King

The first day of AWS re:Invent 2017, as expected, was crazy. There were crowds aplenty, and the word that seemed to be on everyone’s lips was serverless. Yep, this year there is a...

Coming: Greater Open Source Integration for OpenStack

Now that we're back from the OpenStack Summit in Sydney, we want to share the Rackspace view on an exciting announcement from the OpenStack Foundation: its intent to expand OpenStack’s ability to...
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Avoiding Groundhog Day: How to Get the Most Out of AWS

Remember the early nineties film Groundhog Day? In the movie, Bill Murray’s character, Phil, was required to live the same day repeatedly until he got it right. For a while, he...
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6 Things Every Small Business Needs to Know About Cybersecurity

Email is a dynamic tool we use every day. From sending confidential data to executing a marketing campaign, email simply gets the job done. Unfortunately, email is also an effective tool for cybercriminals. As...

OPCWPPUIDBRAHPE: Upending the Cloud Industry with a Really Long Name

Yesterday, we launched a groundbreaking product which disrupts the conventional wisdom about clouds. You see, everyone seems to believe that public cloud is the cheapest way to run all apps. Yet it...
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Readying Your Web Application for the Next Big Event, Part 1

Often, a big media event can take your operations team by surprise. Sometimes (if you’re lucky), the marketing department may give no more than a few days’ notice. They might assume...
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3 Tips for Building an Effective Google Cloud Platform Operations Team

Building a cloud operations team isn’t a new concept. But what if you need to build an operations team from the ground up for your applications that are running on Google...
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Commonwealth Bank: Using OpenStack as its Integration Engine

OpenStack’s role in edge computing, scientific research and multi-cloud architectures was highlighted in a morning full of OpenStack Summit keynotes from companies as diverse as AT&T, Huawei, Adobe and Commonwealth Bank...

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#cloudchat Recap: Blockchain – Looking Beyond Bitcoin

Throughout the month of December, we’ll be exploring the future of the cloud on #cloudchat. First up: blockchain! With Bitcoin values currently surging, the...