Enable geo-redundancy and fault isolation with VPNaaS

Stefano Cucchiella City Cloud Leave a Comment

One of the critical aspects to fully implement High-Availability (HA) is redundancy.   In engineering, redundancy is the duplication of critical components or functions of a system with the intention of increasing reliability of the system, usually in the form of a backup or fail-safe, or to improve actual system performance, […] Wikipedia Geo-redundancy stresses this concept to a critical level where power-line …

Data Migration with rclone in City Cloud

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Working close to customers gives you new challenges every day, and new complex solutions, workarounds, or merely small fixes are there to be offered. One of these is data migration between two data centers mainly due to backup & restore, data mirroring, or your environment-specific reasons.  This short article will describe how to migrate data from one City Cloud region to another. Specifically, we …

Compliant Cloud explained

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The cloud is not a physical entity, but instead a vast network of remote servers around the globe which are connected to operate as a single eco-system.  Even though we talk about the cloud in its singular form, there are a multitude of clouds on the market, offered by different providers.  The basis of the cloud concept is to gather …

5 reasons to claim 10TB of free object storage in City Cloud

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Read the full article to learn how you can utilise OpenStack-based object storage to your advantage. Then claim 10TB of object storage in City Cloud, free throughout 2020, by simply registering an account. Background We are making a temporary change in our billing policy for object storage between 2020-06-03 and 2020-12-31. During this time, object storage usage will only be billed for …

Deploy your first Kubernetes cluster with Terraform and manage it with Rancher

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In the era of DevOps and micro-services, Kubernetes is playing an important role in the IaaS ecosystem, enabling flexibility and simplification of the application’s underlying platform implementation.However, this is true to certain extent. Meaning, only when you have a wide-range of tools that allow you to control, monitor and scale your infrastructure upon your application needs. In this guide I will describe how …

Involving students in upstream tasks

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These are the stories from our team members who attended the summit and some of their key take aways from their week in Shanghai. The overall progress in the field of security and compliance within the OpenStack community is encouraging. I met with a few brilliant individuals whom were as interested in security and compliance as I am which was …

Focus on OpenStack networking

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These are the stories from our team members who attended the summit and some of their key take aways from their week in Shanghai. During the PTG I personally focused most on the Neutron (networking) community. It’s one of the largest project communities within the OpenStack project. Magnus Bergman, Senior Infrastructure Engineer Our team recently got back from the Open …

Understanding how others use OpenStack is Key

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These are the stories from our team members who attended the summit and some of their key take aways from their week in Shanghai. I always make sure to suggest topics on the use cases that we see as a public cloud operator. Over the years we have seen some really good results and improvements in the software derived from …