Large instances now available in City Cloud

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We have great news for all our existing and potential users. We just added another 20 different hardware profiles to choose from whenyou create your servers. About half of them fill out the gaps from the old structure giving us a more complete range of profiles for all sorts of needs, the other half are large instances with the largest …

L.A.M.P. image updated with latest Ubuntu

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We have updated our official L.A.M.P. image with the latest Ubuntu. Namely, Ubuntu 12.04 64-Bit LTS (Precise Pangolin). This version of Ubuntu is the one that comes with  Long Term Support, which makes perfect sense for a production environment. This also gave us the opportunity to update all the important tools packed into this image, here is a summary of …

WordPress image updated

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As part of our ongoing process to keep all our images up-to-date, it’s now the turn of one of the newest ones. We upgraded the WordPress image to include the PHP graphics library by default and while we were at it, also upgrade all of the other components to the latest stable version. Here is a full list for the …

CentOS 6.0 image updated

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If you have been paying attention to our news lately, you’ll probably realize that we have been updating several images. We are cleaning up the App Center listing and making sure all images have Virtio/VirtioBLK enabled by default. Remember, that these drivers are no small thing. Performance improvement is noticeably and while you can usually activate them when they are …

WordPress + Nginx image upgraded!

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We have upgraded the WordPress + Nginx image located on our App Center. The only change is the upgrade of the web server, Nginx, up to version 1.0.14. This is an important improvement since it’s the latest stable version which also includes a fix for a recent memory exploit. This image is already available on the App Center. If you …

Minecraft image upgraded to 1.2.4

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We have upgraded the City Cloud image wih the server version 1.2.4. This is very important since newer clients won’t work with the previous one (Minecraft 1.1). So, basically if you get the following screen while connecting to the server, you will need to use a new VM or upgrade: “So, will this automatically update my current minecraft server 1.1?” …

City Network and Severalnines launching DBaaS in beta

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Together with our partner Severalnines, we now announce the first fully European Database as a Service (DBaaS) solution – in beta form. The City Cloud Database Service is based and operated by companies in the European Union – offering European customers full compliance with EU data protection laws and a safe haven from the reaches of the US Patriot Act. …