So you have made the decision to wean off the GUI and learn something about using a command line API tool. The Rackspace Cloud Servers API basics starts with using a simple tool in this case the openstack-compute command line tool. I will begin by showing you the main uses of the most common command
Rackspace Cloud Breakdown is the first in a series of breakdown articles on various cloud providers. Cloud Servers- This is the most commonly understood part of Rackspace’s cloud. Consisting of large clusters of virtual machines that can be purchases and spun up within a couple of minutes. Servers sized are determined by RAM amount purchased.
Before I can start to explain how you can leverage the Cloud. I need to ensure everyone understands the offerings of the major players. So I will start with a Cloud Provider Breakdown. Once you understand the pros and cons of each you can make better educated decisions about where your business should go. Over