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 …

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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 …

Five Cloud Security Measures

Five Security Measures CloudSigma has taken to keep you safe

The complexity of cloud infrastructures makes it difficult for customers to assess the security level of their cloud provider in any great detail. Below is a list of the key security measures which CloudSigma as a major public cloud IaaS provider has taken to keep you, the customer, safe. These sit alongside the structural measures that keep customer cloud data …

Viktor Petersson for CloudSigma in his talk with Syncsort

Last week Syncsort shared in their blog an interview with our Head of Business Development Viktor Petersson, taken from Mark Underwood who covers big data and cybersecurity. One of the topics that popped up was about the partnership of CloudSigma with BlackLotus, which allows us to offer more tailored DDoS protection service to customers. The conversation led them as well …

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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 …