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RightLink From RightScale

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

RightLink is the agent installed on every server running under RightScale. It is a combination of the Nanite message bus and the Opscode Chef configuration management system. Servers running the RightLink agent configure themselves on startup and register with the Nanite mapper, which facilitates communication with other servers and the RightScale core system. The primary [...]

SpringSource Hyperic HQ Now Available on the RightScale Cloud Computing

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Here is the press release… SANTA BARBARA and SAN MATEO Calif.– JUNE 23, 2009 – RightScale®, Inc., the leader in cloud computing management, and SpringSource Hyperic, the leading provider of web application performance monitoring and management software, today announced that SpringSource Hyperic HQ, the company’s award-winning application and infrastructure management software, is now available through the RightScale Cloud [...]

RightScale’s New Education Program Promotes Research and Innovation

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Through Cloud Computing Harvard Medical School Among First to Participate in Program that Provides Free Access to RightScale‘s Cloud Management Platform SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – March 3, 2009 – RightScale®, Inc., the leader in cloud computing management, today launched the RightScale Education Program, a new program that provides qualified educational institutions with the RightScale Cloud Management Platform [...]

jcollectd – Java integration for collectd

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Randy Bias, VP – Technology Strategy at GoGrid caught this little ditty this afternoon.  This has potential for the enterprise, IMHO.  Hyperic is doing the cloud thing the right way.  Collectd is a core component of RightScale’s autonomic cloud solutions. jcollectd – Java integration for collectd

RightScale MySQL on EBS and Splunk Support

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Here’s a rip from their news email… What’s New? MySQL Templates with Integrated Amazon EBS Support The trickiest part of running a production database in the cloud has always been the transience of disk storage on AWS instances. When a virtual server is shut down (or crashes), all local storage is lost. In the past, [...]

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