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How to connect Grafana on Aiven with UpCloud Managed Kubernetes

Grafana and Kubernetes are the most popular open-source tools for monitoring and managing containerized applications. They are powerful and versatile tools that can help you improve your applications’ performance and reliability. Grafana Grafana is an open-source analytics and monitoring platform connecting various data sources. It enables users to create dynamic, informative dashboards with charts, graphs, […]

Integrations

Kubernetes

UpCloud services

How to safely decrease storage size on CentOS 7 Cloud Servers

Decreasing the storage size involves creating a new device with the desired size, transferring all data from the old drive to the new one, and then deleting the old one. This way, all data is kept secure during the operation, and everything gets safely copied as long as it can fit in the target space. […]

Storage

How to set up site-to-site VPN connection

Note! VPN functionality is currently in beta testing with limited availability. Customers can request access to beta features by contacting our customer support. Beta features are exempt from our Service Level Agreement. NAT & VPN Gateways connect Cloud Servers in private networks with external networks. VPN Gateway is used to connect securely to external networks […]

Networking

UpCloud services

How to connect Managed Databases to SDN Private Networks

Reliable and secure connectivity is an absolute necessity for databases. With UpCloud Managed Databases, you have the option to connect to your database using your account wide Utility Network or the customisable SDN Private Networks. Utility Networks are enabled by default but attaching a SDN Private Network affords you the highest level of security and […]

Databases

Managed services

UpCloud services

How to add Floating IP on AlmaLinux 9

When you attach a new floating IP, you can find it listed to one of the servers at your UpCloud Control Panel that the floating IP currently points to. However, using the new floating IP will require some manual setup. Follow the steps below on how to get this done on Cloud Servers running AlmaLinux […]

Networking

UpCloud services

How to deploy Managed Kubernetes cluster using Terraform

How to deploy Managed Kubernetes cluster using Terraform

Managed Kubernetes easily automates the deployment, scaling, and management of container workloads but takes a couple of steps to deploy by itself. So, what better solution to combine with Managed Kubernetes than the simple yet powerful open-source infrastructure management tool, Terraform. In this tutorial, we’ll show to set up a Terraform configuration for a Managed […]

Kubernetes

Managed services

Terraform

How to regain access to a server that was deployed using SSH keys

When deploying a Linux Cloud Server using SSH keys as the login method, the root user account is created without a password. This method greatly improves security but can present challenges if you lose your private key and need to regain access to the server. The first step in the process involves acquiring new root […]

Security

How to generate SSH Keys using PuTTY

If you’re using a Windows laptop or PC with the PuTTY SSH client, you can create a new SSH key pair using the built-in key generator called PuTTYgen. To generate a new key, open PuTTYgen and click the Generate button. In the Key Generator window, check that the type of key to generate at the […]

Integrations

Security

How to get started with OpenSearch on Managed Databases

An Introduction to OpenSearch OpenSearch is a community-driven, open-source search and analytics suite. It is a tool that lets you store, search, and analyse large volumes of data quickly and in near real-time. It is typically used for storing items such as data from log files, but it can also handle any type of structured […]

Databases

Managed services

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