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What is Terraform Kubernetes provider and how to use it

As a leading infrastructure-as-code product, Terraform has a connector called the Kubernetes provider. Let’s take a look at what you can do with it.

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Tips for optimizing Ruby app performance

In this article, we'll look at how to make changes to a Ruby app to improve performance.

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For the open Internet, against the EU Copyright Directive Article 13!

A committee of MEPs recently voted in favour of the overreaching EU Copyright Directive’s Article 13 regardless of opposition from influential tech leaders and the general public. To fight copyright infringement, policymakers want to force Internet companies to scan literally everything users...

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Templating custom cloud servers with UpCloud Packer builder

One of the best options for templating is Packer the open-source, easy to use, automation solution for custom servers.

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Benchmarking Magento Open Source edition: UpCloud vs. AWS vs. Linode vs. DigitalOcean

Magento is offered in two flavours, the cloud-deployed and hosted Commerce for enterprises, and the Open Source eCommerce for self-management with a large community backing. The free open source edition, as covered in this post, is a flexible platform for developers...

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Three lessons on recruiting that can make or break a startup

There are a few fundamentals in recruiting for startups and growth companies. Let me share them with you, as they might help you one day!

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Benchmarking Apache Kafka with Aiven: Write throughput (AWS vs Azure vs DigitalOcean vs Google Cloud vs UpCloud)

Here’s a benchmark Aiven conducted to get a rough idea on just how well Apache Kafka performs in the public cloud.

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Docker Swarm vs. Kubernetes: Comparison of the Two Giants in Container Orchestration

In this post, we will take a look at how the two of the major players developing container orchestration, Docker and Kubernetes, compare.

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How Kubernetes is changing the DevOps space

In this post, we will look at why you should create cluster computing using Kubernetes and UpCloud.

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After migrating to UpCloud, Fiare doubles the performance and cuts response times in half

A guest post by Tommi Heikkonen, CEO of Fiare about their platform-as-a-service for online classifieds and marketplace solutions targeted towards medium to large media companies.

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The rise of CoreOS

CoreOS — an open source specialised operating system that utilises Linux containers providing similar benefits to virtual machines, but with a focus on applications.

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In the capital city of Finland, you will find our headquarters, and our first data centre. This is where we handle most of our development and innovation.


London was our second office to open, and a important step in introducing UpCloud to the world. Here our amazing staff can help you with both sales and support, in addition to host tons of interesting meetups.


Seattle is our 4th and latest office to be opened, and our way to reach out across the pond to our many users in the Americas.


Singapore was our 3rd office to be opened, and enjoys one of most engaged and fastest growing user bases we have ever seen.