How Private Cloud Fits into Cloud Ecosystems

Anyone working in the cloud today knows that it is about more than just selection a cloud or managed services provider and working with them to transform their IT to a...

Forging a Manifesto to Protect Humans from Aggressive AI

Science fiction presents an abundance of cautionary tales about the rise of artificial intelligence, or AI. Whether it’s Skynet taking over our defense systems in the Terminator franchise, or Ava outwitting the genius behind...

2019 Cloud Predictions

Now we've said goodbye to 2018, it’s a natural time to take stock of where we are and look ahead to what’s on the horizon for modern infrastructure, aka public and...

As Rackspace Celebrates 20 Years, One Thing Stays The Same

Last month marked 20 years since three Trinity University classmates founded a startup called Rackspace which offered a single product, Linux managed hosting. It was one of the first technology companies in...

How to Successfully Host Your Business Online in China

Many companies seeking to expand their global reach naturally look to China. With more than 1.3 billion people, 700 million of whom are internet users, the country represents arguably one of...

Advanced Networking on Public Clouds

How do you deploy complex applications which require VLANs or multiple network segments into the public cloud?  How can you make containers communicate with other containers running on different virtual machines...

Preparing for the big event – readying your web application, Part 4

Introduction So far in this series on preparing for the big event, we’ve covered several topics related to scaling your infrastructure. In this final blog post we’ll be covering some final actions...

Capturing the true value of a content delivery network (CDN)

“A CDN helps my web page to load faster” This is a generally accepted and common statement, but how do we define ‘faster’? What does it mean in financial terms? What’s the...

Online gaming and gambling need speed, security and data – and now you can...

We recently held a networking event to discuss technology’s influence in the egaming and egambling industries. Our Rackspace representatives were joined by experts from online gambling company LeoVegas, Google Cloud, and...

‘Infrastructure we can forget about’ – supporting farmers and their suppliers, smallholders to agriculture...

Agriculture may not be obvious high tech business but it’s arguably one of the most technically demanding sectors. Users of KisanHub’s Crop Intelligence Platform, for example, could be stood in the...

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Rackspace Delivers End-to-End Management for AWS Database Services

LONDON – January 18, 2019 – Rackspace today announced the launch of Rackspace Managed Database Services for Amazon Web Services (AWS), a suite of services designed to accelerate customers’...