Say hello to your new dashboard!

Today we are very happy to announce launching our new look! Cloud 66 user interface has had a facelift to make it more intuitive to use and most importantly the dashboard now has a totally new look and feel. The new features include quicker organisation switch, stack cards on the…

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Introducing ElasticAddress

Today we are excited to tell you about ElasticAddress, the last tool in your operations toolbox to help you build bullet proof, high availability and immutable infrastructure. What is ElasticAddress? ElasticAddress is a quick response, high availability and automatic network traffic switch from Cloud 66. It makes is very easy…

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DigitalOcean API Changes

Recently DigitalOcean released version 2 of their API into public beta. Currently we only support their version 1 of the API and will switch over to the new version when it is finalised. In the meantime, please make sure to use the API v1 keys to connect your Cloud 66…

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Introducing Custom Servers

At Cloud 66 we strive to make deployment and management of Ruby stacks as easy as possible. This means we deploy web servers, database server and backend process servers in your stack. These could include MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB or ElasticSearch for your databases or nginx and passenger or unicorn…

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Lost your phone? Don't lose your deployments

Although two-factor authentication is a great way to improve your Cloud 66 account security, you can be locked out of your account if you lose or change your phone. To help in cases like this, you can now add your phone number to your account. With your phone number on…

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AWS Availability Zone Selection

If you are using AWS to deploy your stacks you know that during the scaling of the stack there is no option to select your preferred availability zone. This was left to AWS to select an AZ with enough spare capacity. This is now changed: you can select the availability…

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Monitoring Unknowns

An essential part of running an infrastructure is monitoring. Making sure that everything is running as they should and getting alerts when they are not. This usually means setting alerts based on triggers: if the level of free disk space goes below 20% send me an email. But what if…

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Changelog (May 15)

What's changed since last time? An oldschool changelog for what we were up to last week: Better invoices We are now generating invoices you can proudly show your accountant! They are attached to your bills and can be downloaded from the payments page. Send invoices to your accountant You can…

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Tail your logs straight from CX

We're big believers in the fact that we're only as good as the tools we use. When using the Cloud 66 platform to deploy and manage our internal applications, we noticed a few pain-points and decided to address them. One such pain-point is dealing with logs, especially when debugging. Typically…

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Cloud 66 now supports Google Compute Engine

We're very happy to announce that we now support deployments to Google Compute Engine (GCE). Our customers can combine the power of Google's global infrastructure with the convenience of Cloud 66! To kick off this partnership, we're offering our customers $500 in credit in GCE by using the promo code…

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