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Old 09-18-2010, 02:14 PM
thapame thapame is offline
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which better rackspacecloud or

I was about to purchase cloud server from one of the two providers and need an quick review regarding which one is far better?

rackspacecloud or

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Old 09-18-2010, 02:47 PM
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I would say rackspacecloud.

Had to do some management thing's on 1 of them the other day.... Try

Used them myself quite cheep. and provide a good/quick setup.

Old 09-18-2010, 04:01 PM
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Old 09-21-2010, 06:25 PM
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Posts: 447 is way cheaper than rackspacecloud, especially when you factor in the bandwidth.

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Old 09-21-2010, 11:01 PM
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Keep in mind Rackspace Cloud is not self-healing, it is as reliable as a regular VPS.

Old 10-11-2010, 01:02 PM
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Old 10-11-2010, 02:04 PM
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Could you shed some more light on the type of site/app you are looking to deploy? Do you have sys admins on staff? What level of server management are you looking for, if any?

All of this will help identify which platform may be the best for you. Remember, the Rackspace Cloud has more than one hosting platform. I think you were referring to Cloud Servers but Cloud Sites could be a good fit as well.

Or another platform all together depending on your specific requirements. Let us know that way we can all give you some better input.

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Old 10-12-2010, 08:23 AM
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Its hard to compare these two products directly.

Rackspacecloud you are buying individual server instances. you are buying a pool of resources that you can apply across several server instances. and gigenetcloud can be compared directly and I would say are truly different from a traditional VPS and most like what I would consider a cloud since you can do whatever you please with your resource cloud.

Rackspace cloud servers and LW's Storm on Demand can be compared directly but in the end they are like a traditional VPS.

Rackspace Cloud Sites and Media Temple gs (soon to be cs) can be compared since they are both more of a hosting platform where when working correctly your applications can span multiple servers automatically without your intervention.

Old 10-19-2010, 10:58 PM
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I've tried both, but prefer Rackspace. Rackspace was easier to use and support was really good. I did ultimately end up at Linode.

Old 10-20-2010, 06:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Steve-********* View Post

I would say rackspacecloud.

Had to do some management thing's on 1 of them the other day.... Try

Used them myself quite cheep. and provide a good/quick setup.
Did you mean

They're a solid host that I've worked with in the past that I wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

Old 10-30-2010, 05:53 AM
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What kinsd of services/sites you are going to load on those?


Old 10-30-2010, 09:51 AM
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We also evaluated on rackspacecloud & In the end, we go with gigenetcloud.

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