An introduction to server provisioning with CloudInit

This month we announced a very exciting partnership with Canonical, the makers of Ubuntu. One key element in this partnership is the introduction of full CloudInit support between the CloudSigma cloud and Ubuntu. An introduction to CloudInit If you’re not familiar with CloudInit, it is the industry standard for bootstrapping cloud servers. Using a simple DSL, it is possible to …

CloudSigma partners with Canonical to become an Ubuntu CPC

We’re excited to announce that as of today, CloudSigma is an Ubuntu Certified Cloud Provider. This partnership means that we will be working closely with Canonical (the makers of Ubuntu), ensuring that Ubuntu runs flawlessly on our cloud. This also means that we will be part of Ubuntu’s ecosystem, which includes exciting projects such as JuJu for deploying applications into …

How to run Docker on CloudSigma (with CloudInit)

Pre-requisites: An SSH key. Basic understanding of Docker. The official documentation is a great start. In the recent year or so, Docker has received a tremendous amount of attention. It appears to be one of those things where the timing was just perfect. While the concept of containers is hardly anything new (which I talked more about in this previous …