Free Cloud Tier

Our Free Cloud Resources Tier

This week we rolled out a free resource tier across all our clouds as well as a major update to pricing levels. As part of that we’ve simplified some of the aspects of our pricing and we’ve also re-synched the exchange rates we used between currencies which had not been updated in almost two years. The great news is that …

Disk Snapshots

Storage management with automatic periodic snapshots

A while ago, we introduced the ability to take snapshots of a drive. This is a very handy feature that allows you to quickly and efficiently save drive states even on live systems. Thanks to ZFS, snapshots will only consume the delta between the current state and where the snapshot was taken. This means that if your original drive was …

cgroupspy and why is it cool

In order to meet with the performance needs of our customers, while maintaining a stable infrastructure, CloudSigma needs a way to control the resource usage of each virtual machine. We cannot allow for people to use more resources than they have specified because that will affect every customer’s performance. The first step in achieving this was to implement a smart …