If you are still considering the first, basic steps of moving some part of your infrastructure to the cloud, this gallery will give you a quick view of Rackspace's interface from sign-up to creating your first virtual machine. For comparison, you can check out these other first-look galleries:
- Creating buckets and objects in Amazon Simple Storage Service
- An introduction to the HP Cloud
- Creating storage containers in HP Cloud
For more detailed information, see the blog post, "How to sign up, create a VM, and destroy it on Rackspace."
Rackspace’s cloud service landing page is at http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/. Click the SIGN UP button to get started.