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Cloud Cafe #15 – RightScale the On-Ramp to the Cloud

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

In this podcast I was able to speak with Michael Crandell the CEO of Rightscale on their recent “Multi-Cloud” provider support for Flexiscale and GoGrid. Micheal walks me through the new announcement and I hit him with a few questions. We also talk a little bit about what they are doing with Eucalyptus, the open [...]

The On-Ramp to the Cloud

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

RightScale announced today that they are adding support for two more cloud infrastructure providers. They have added support for Flexiscale and GoGrid. Some have considered RightScale as sort of the on-ramp to Amazon’s AWS. With this new multi cloud infrastructure support they might start calling them the on-ramp to the cloud. Press Release Listen to [...]

Rightscale making all the “Right” moves…

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

That was awful… However, they are making some really good partnerships. … Rightscale Partners with EnterpriseDB for Powerful Cloud Management and Open Source Database for the Enterprise

Botchanmics: The Dimmer Switch

Saturday, July 12th, 2008

We were able to catch up with Botchagalupe, the international IT man of mystery, and pin him down long enouth to get his thoughts about whats going in IT. Johnmwillis: Hello, Botchagalupe, its good to have you back again. Botchagalupe: Yea, yeah, sure, sure. Johnmwillis: What have you been up to? Botchagalupe: Oh, the usual. [...]

Cloud Cafe Podcast #7

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

In this podcast I was able to speak to a customer of the “cloud”.  Tony McCune of Digital Chalk shares some of his experiences and thoughts about the cloud.  Digital Chalk has been an Amazon EC2/S3/SQS customer for over two years.  We also talk about using a service buss architecture (ESB) for scaling in the [...]

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