New Image: Magento eCommerce platform

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If you are a business owner that works in the retail industry, you have probably dealt with things like inventory, stock, providers, supply chain and everything related to selling products directly to costumers. Moving all of that into the web is a logical step. Internet is the ultimate shop window and sooner or later, every business must face this decision. …

New image: L.E.M.P.

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L.A.M.P. is a known acronym that describes a server with GNU/Linux as the operating system, some version of Apache for serving web files, MySQL as the database and PHP for the preferred scripting language. Since performance has entered a privileged place due to overall increased complexity of internet sites, a new acronym has surfaced in recent years: L.E.M.P. The main …

Skillnaden mellan fysiska och virtuella servrar

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City Network tillhandahåller två typer av servrar, fysiska och virtuella. De fysiska servrarna köps in, installeras manuellt med OS och placeras sedan i vår serverhall där de får internetaccess så att du kan fjärrstyra dem. Vår virtualiseringsplattform City Cloud ger dig möjligheten att provisionera dina egna servrar direkt i webbläsaren och börja använda dina servrar på bara några minuter. De …

Differences between physical and virtual servers

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Here at City Network, we have two offers for dedicated servers. In the first one, you can order a physical one, which as soon as it arrives is setup on one of our racks and after the operating system is installed, you can access remotely. The other one has to do with virtual servers (City Cloud), where the physical layer …

Vertikal skalning i City Cloud

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Vilken hemsida som helst på Internet kan närsomhelst få ett ökat antal besökare utan förvaraning. Ökat antal besökare innebär att servern belastas hårdare och att resurserna ibland inte räcker till för att klara av alla som vill in på sidan. Situationen kan leda till att hemsidan så småningom kraschar. Innan virtualisering och cloud computing fanns innebar skalning att man köpte …

Vertically scaling your virtual server on City Cloud

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Any website on the Internet is subject to a sudden increase of traffic without prior notice. This situation could clog our server if we don’t plan ahead. Until virtualization and cloud computing came around, scaling meant increasing costs, paying for idle time and using a great deal of resources in terms of hardware and manpower. Thankfully, with Infrastructure as a …

New image on City Cloud: Windows Server 2008R2 and MS-SQL on steroids!

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We have had Windows 2008 Server images on City Cloud for a while now. We also have Windows 2008 and MS-SQL Server integrated but recently we implemented VirtIO drivers for Windows 2008R2 and according to our tests, the speed improvement is considerable. So now, in order to save you quite a bit of time and offer you something with good …

Hur man installerar Ubuntu från grunden på en virtuell server i City Cloud

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Vi skrev nyligen en guide om hur man installerar Debian GNU /Linux helt själv, den guiden hittar du här. Då Ubuntu är baserat på Debian har den här guiden många likheter med den guide vi skrev i förra veckan. Trots det skriver vi en ny guide för dig som vill ge dig på Ubuntu direkt och inte har testat Debian. …

New images on City Cloud. This time with something extra.

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Since City Cloud got out of beta, a couple of years ago, we have been steadily adding images and upgrading when necessary. We have added quite a few options in terms of operating systems, we currently have Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS, Gentoo, Fedora Core, Red Hat Enterprise, FreeBSD and Windows 2008 server. Images allow you to setup a new VM and …