What other RackSpace Open Cloud terminology should I be aware of?
The following terms are used for many RackSpace offerings or services:
- RackSpace Core - This is the standard public cloud offering, including Cloud Servers, Cloud Storage, Cloud Block Storage and many other services (CLB etc.)
- Rackconnect - Rackconnect is a service offered by RacksSpace that allows your dedicated RackSpace hosted servers to directly connect to your public RackSpace cloud servers in an efficient manner, providing a hybrid cloud/dedicated environment from RackSpace.
- RackSpace Managed - RacksSpace provides direct support for 'managed' accounts, including additional monitoring of cloud servers, additional backup/restore services and proactive support.
Other terms for RackSpace Open Cloud or First Generation/Legacy and their AWS equivalent are referenced here:
|Cloud Service||RackSpace Open Cloud Service||AWS Service|
|Compute||Cloud Servers||EC2 Instances|
|Object Storage||Cloud Files||S3|
|Block Storage||Cloud Block Storage||EBS|
|Load Balancing||Cloud Load Balancers (CLB)||Elastic Load Balancers (ELB)|
|On-premise Connectivity||Rackconnect||Direct Connect|
|Database Service||Cloud Databases (CDB)||RDS|