The Difference Between Rackspace Cloud Sites and Cloud Servers

This has been on my mind for some time, as I am a customer and reseller of Cloud Sites. I think the simple explanation is like how Steve Jobs explained the difference between Desktops and tablets: “Trucks vs. Cars.” Cloud Sites, while being very powerful and very scalable, are more for serving content. This blog… Continue reading The Difference Between Rackspace Cloud Sites and Cloud Servers

Rackspace Cloud Sites Advantages: Pages that Load in under 2 Seconds

And as you can see from the photo to the right, you sometimes even get Millisecond loads! And keep in mind that is all the way from Amsterdam to Dallas/Ft. Worth. I would be remiss if I didn’t mention CloudFlare here too. I use CloudFlare connected to my Cloud Sites account. And they are at… Continue reading Rackspace Cloud Sites Advantages: Pages that Load in under 2 Seconds

The Most Concise Description of Cloud Computing on the Net

On my Twitter feed today I saw that a post by Chad Keck, an engineer at Rackspace, (@ckeck on Twitter) titled “What is Cloud Computing” with a link to a post on the Rackspacecloud site that has a great, relatively short explanation of what cloud computing is along with a nice visual. Since I’m re-selling… Continue reading The Most Concise Description of Cloud Computing on the Net