Minikube

Testing out rook/EdgeFS + NFS (RTRD) on Minikube

I’ve been checking out rook lately and it seems like a great project. They’re trying to, somewhat, standardize the approach to storage from k8s’ perspective. Particularly, I was impressed with EdgeFS’ capabilities. Object Storage, iSCSI block storage, Scale-out NFS (as they call it), geo-transparent storage solution. Man, that, in itself, is a mouthful and an impressive set of features! In …

satellite-storage

CloudSigma How To Series: Satellite Data Repository

As announced earlier this month, CloudSigma is building and maintaining a repository of Sentinel data backed by a powerful service level agreement ensuring availability and performance. The following tutorial describes how you can access the satellite data in our cloud environment and download a specific image to your CloudSigma cloud server to process it. Accessing the object storage is possible …

windows auto-expand partition

Create a Script for Windows to Auto Expand your Partition after you Increase your Virtual Drive Size

At CloudSigma our infrastructure provides unbundled resources which gives a lot of flexibility. It means you can increase a drive’s size as you need to. The problem for the most people is however that when the drive size is increased at the infrastructure layer in the cloud, the filesystem is not expanded automatically and you have to do this manually …

Bittorrent Sync

How to securely use BitTorrent Sync for backups

A while back I wrote a guest post on BitTorrent’s blog about how to use BitTorrent Sync as an alternative to cloud storage services, such as Dropbox and Box. As a result, this post is an expansion of that post that provides more clear step-by-step instructions on how to securely deploy BitTorrent Sync. Security notes First, since the focus of …