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History of Rackspace Cloud Sites

Last update Aug. 8th 2012 1:56:20 PM
Creation date Jun. 15th 2011 11:20:27 PM
  • Strotmann on Aug. 8th 2012 1:56:20 PM
    Description
    Rackspace Cloud Sites is a robust platform-as-a-service (PaaS) hosting cloud built for easily deploying and scaling static and dynamic web applications built on PHP or ASP/.NET. It supports inherent scaling and redundancy via load-balancing apps across multiple servers and supports two popular database back-ends (MySQL and MS SQL Server).Cloud Sites automatically balances your traffic across an entire cluster of servers. It's web hosting without the hassles of managing a dedicated server or the poor performance common with shared hosting. Just code it, load it and watch it scale.
  • ckeck on Jun. 16th 2011 12:10:44 AM
    Content Delivery Network (CDN)
    yes Rackspace Cloud Files/Akamai
  • ckeck on Jun. 15th 2011 11:39:55 PM
    Repositories
    N/A, FTP/SFTP for code deployment
  • ckeck on Jun. 15th 2011 11:38:24 PM
    Facebook
    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rackspace-Hosting-Inc/32855759007
  • ckeck on Jun. 15th 2011 11:25:16 PM
    Description
    Rackspace Cloud Sites is a robust platform-as-a-service (PaaS) hosting cloud built for easily deploying and scaling static and dynamic web applications built on PHP or ASP/.NET. It supports inherent scaling and redundancy via load-balancing apps across multiple servers and supports two popular database back-ends (MySQL and MS SQL Server).

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    Cloud Sites automatically balances your traffic across an entire cluster of servers. It's web hosting without the hassles of managing a dedicated server or the poor performance common with shared hosting. Just code it, load it and watch it scale.
  • ckeck on Jun. 15th 2011 11:20:27 PM
    Mode
    70
    Name
    Rackspace Cloud Sites
    Viewer
    public
    Editor
    public
    Category
    enterprises
    Video
    http://youtu.be/g52bTEjeW0Y
    Website
    http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/cloud_hosting_products/sites/
    Development Status
    Production
    Technologies supported
    PHP, ASP, .NET
    Open source
    no
    Cloud hosting
    yes Multi-tenant PaaS (platform-as-a-service)
    Content Delivery Network (CDN)
    yes
    Repositories
    N/A
    Databases
    MySQL 5 & MS SQL Server 2008
    API
    no Not for the Sites platform specifically; full API for object storage/CDN service
    Centralized Dashboard and Console
    yes
    Twitter
    http://twitter.com/#!/rackspace
    Blog
    http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/blog/
    Pricing
    $149/month (no contract)
    • Unlimited domains & applications
    • Robust control panel for deploying/managing applications, domains, email, databases
    • 50GB of scalable SAN storage
    • 500GB premium bandwidth (per month)
    • 10,000 compute cycles (per month)
    • 24x7x365 live support via phone, ticket, live chat
    • Access to deploy both PHP and ASP.NET applications within the same account

    Additional Features
    • Client billing service
    • SSL capable
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Domain registration