Rackspace Weekly Digest: August 15

This week, we launched our DevOps Advisory Service; ObjectRocket unveiled a fully-managed Redis service; we heard more from Rackspace::Solve San Francisco presenters; and we got a glimpse at some coming attractions in MongoDB. And that’s not all. Check out what you may have missed in the weekly digest.

Get DevOps Advice From Rackspace Specialists With DevOps Advisory Service
Rackspace DevOps Advisory Service is a one-time service where Rackspace DevOps specialists advise you on how to adopt a DevOps model and be more agile with infrastructure.

ObjectRocket Adds Fully-Managed Redis Service
Using the same principles we apply to our fully-managed MongoDB service, our ObjectRocket team now offers full automation, support and management of Redis so developers can focus on their applications and not maintaining their databases.

More Rackspace::Solve San Francisco Videos
This week, we continued publishing videos of the great keynotes and conversations from Rackspace::Solve San Francisco. Check out Chartboost, SunPower, Zulily and CoreOS. Rackspace::Solve San Francisco was the first of three one-day summits that showcased how companies are overcoming the toughest challenges in their businesses and for their customers. Rackspace::Solve events are currently scheduled for September 18 in New York City and October 20 in Chicago. Registration is open now.

OnMetal Weekly Byte 3: Customer Value [Video]
In this video blog series, we give you an inside look at the story behind OnMetal, our new API-driven instantly provisioned bare metal servers. Here, the OnMetal team talks about the benefits that OnMetal customers should expect at scale. And check out previous installments where the OnMetal team talks about why OnMetal was built on OpenStack software and Open Compute hardware and the motivation behind building OnMetal.

MongoDB’s Coming Attractions
Here, ObjectRocket co-founder and CTO Kenny Gorman looks at which MongoDB updates and announcements he’s excited about, including free MongoDB backups from ObjectRocket.

Startups’ Success Demands Specialists
Rackspace customer Mark Cuban Companies relies on Rackspace Managed Cloud to power many of its businesses and recommends it to a number of its startups to help them avoid being swallowed up by the Shark Tank Effect.

Virtualization Or Cloud? 5 Questions To Help You Decide.
Because both virtualization and cloud can provide significant benefits, the best way for any team to evaluate both options is to think about what they want from their infrastructure using five key questions.

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