City Cloud advanced guide: having fun with horizontal scaling – Part 1.

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It’s that time of your company or personal project where you find yourself staring at your slow website and thinking “why didn’t I do something to prevent this?”. If you paid attention, you’ve probably scaled your virtual server vertically and gained a few extra connections to your site. But even that might not be enough in the long run. We …

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 …

Installing Ubuntu GNU/Linux from scratch on City Cloud

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Recently we just released a guide to install Debian GNU/Linux from scratch. You can check that guide out, right here. Since Ubuntu is based off Debian, this guide might have some similarities but it’s useful for those of you who have never used Debian before and want to try Ubuntu directly. Without further ado, here you have a step-by-step guide …