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UFW Shenanigans

Here at Cloud 66 we do a lot with firewalls, and because we manage servers across a variety of cloud providers not all of whom support native firewall configurations, we manage the firewalls on our user’s servers directly. After a whole lot of testing we settled on the Uncomplicated…

Running Docker in development

By now many of us have had a chance to learn about the benefits of Docker, but one piece of the puzzle is missing before we move it to production. While Cloud 66 and other solutions exist to manage Docker in production, the pain point I've seen so far actually…

x509 error when using HTTPS inside a Docker container

If you are getting a 'x509: failed to load system roots and no roots provided' error when you run an HTTPS from inside a container, this might help. This issue can happen if the base image used to build your Docker container does not have the CA certificates. Here is…

Introducing Birdseye: A public cloud dashboard

Cloud 66 platform controls thousands of servers across 78 data centres in 8 public cloud providers: AWS, Rackspace, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, DigitalOcean, Linode, Cloud A and Vexxhost. This can be challenging sometimes, but there is a huge advantage in size: you get to see patterns across servers in different…

Guest blog post by HostingAdvice.com, 'Cloud 66: Trailblazing DevOps As a Service'

Today we are hosting a guest article written by Jacob Nicholson from HostingAdvice. Jacob had agreed to re-post part of his article on our blog platform. You can read the full article here. If you haven't heard about HostAdvice they offer how-to's, news, and reviews on hosting platforms. Check out…

Let's not forget about Ops

Remember the PaaS days? Back 5 to 6 years ago, when PaaS was something up and coming many (including me) were thinking ops is going to die. Who would want to mess with servers and infrastructure when you can just outsource the whole thing and get on with what you're…

Cloud 66 supports Fieldly to manage construction companies globally.

Last week we went to the Launch Festival in San Francisco and we had a pleasure of meeting with Fieldly, one of our fantastic customers in person. We were curious how they use Cloud 66 services. To find out how Fieldly enjoys the experience of using Cloud 66 we spoke…

Ready. Steady. Go! The speed of VM creation and SSH access on AWS, DigitalOcean, Linode, Vexxhost, Google Cloud, Rackspace and Microsoft Azure.

The aim of this blog post is to measure two processes: the speed of VM creation and the time of accessing the SSH key among cloud vendors at Cloud 66 (AWS, DigitalOcean, Linode, Vexxhost, Google Cloud, Rackspace and Microsoft Azure). The information are based on our internal data, collected since…

High availability Docker stacks

The use of container technology such as Docker has lots of benefits and we're really excited about the possibilities this technology provides. However, running Docker in production comes with a number of difficulties, and doing so with high availability becomes all the more challenging. This post will outline the steps…

Migrating your Ninefold apps to Cloud 66

Following Nodejitsu's recent news about shutting down its PaaS service, Ninefold also recently announced that they are sunsetting their Rails deployments in just 3 months. Though we understand their reasoning around this, it has caused quite a stir in the Rails community as people start to look at alternative services.…