Docker with cloud servers

Manage Docker resources with Cgroups

Last month I spoke at ApacheCon about Cgroups. It appears as very few Linux users (including yours truly until not too long ago) are familiar with Cgroups and their power. This is a pity, because Cgroups are very powerful, and allows you to allocate resources on your servers in a far more granular fashion than any other tool available in …

Optimized Cloud Server Settings

Introducing Optimized Cloud Server Settings

One of the great features about CloudSigma is the ability to choose optimized server settings that work great right out-of-the-box. At server creation time, if you aren’t using the quick server create tool, you’ll find under the Properties tab an “Optimize for” option. This allows you to tweak your server for Linux, Windows, BSD or even Solaris. In this blog …

ApacheCon 2015

Docker, Cgroups & More from ApacheCon 2015

Earlier this month, I spoke at ApacheCon North America in Austin, Texas. Being an open source software user for many years, I have a lot of respect for the Apache Software Foundation and the work they do. As such, it was an honor to be invited and to give back to the community. At ApacheCon, the days were filled with …

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Data characteristics to be considered for cloud servers

Understanding data characteristics and the requirements for each characteristic is essential in choosing the right cloud storage strategy and deployment model. This post will help you understand how to best define your data characteristics and requirements as a starting point to implementing a successful data strategy. Let’s have a look at those characteristics and requirements. Data Characteristics 1. Performance Websites …

CoreOS integration with CloudSigma

CoreOS is now available on CloudSigma!

What CoreOS is in their own words: CoreOS is a new Linux distribution that has been rearchitected to provide features needed to run modern infrastructure stacks. The strategies and architectures that influence CoreOS allow companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter to run their services at scale with high resilience. CoreOS is arguably one of the most talked-about operating systems in …

Wireload Cloudsigma Cloud Case Study

CloudSigma is supporting American college students in choosing the right career path through StudentMentor.org

Lack of education is rated as one of the top ten global issues. Young generations are lost in the dynamics of their environment and sometimes miss the importance of a high quality education and the quality of life improvements they can achieve through this. Gladly there are organizations out there that support young students in their educational path and mentor …