Tutorials

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Browse and discover tutorials and guides on UpCloud products and services as well as popular technologies and our partners’ services.

How to scale Cloud Servers without shutdown using hot resize

Vertically scaling Cloud Servers is a convenient way to increase resources as your requirements grow. However, making changes to your server configuration usually requires a shutdown which in turn causes downtime to your services. Not so on UpCloud, introducing hot resize! Hot resize on UpCloud allows you to increase your Cloud Server resources while running. […]

Automation

UpCloud services

UpCloud Load Balancer

How to add SSL Certificates to Load Balancers

Besides creating and managing Load Balancers, you also have the option to set up certificate management by creating SSL certificates bundles. The certificate bundles can then be easily applied to your Load Balancer frontends to enable HTTPS. In the Certificates section under the Load Balancer menu, click the Add certificates bundle button to get started. […]

Load balancing

Networking

UpCloud Load Balancer

How to get started with Managed Load Balancer

Sharing work between multiple members of a group is a true and tested method for improving efficiency. However, rarely is it this quick and easy to accomplish by simply configuring Load Balancer! Managed Load Balancer empowers you to effortlessly build resilience and increase application throughput with simple yet flexible configuration. In this tutorial, we’ll introduce […]

Load balancing

Networking

Exporting cloud resources for Terraform

How to export cloud resources and import to Terraform

Quickly export your cloud resources and import to Terraform to codify your cloud infrastructure for easier configuration and management.

Terraform

Installing the Media Cloud plugin

How to use Object Storage for WordPress media files

Object storage is a popular solution for storing large amounts of static, unstructured data thanks to its scalability and API-friendly nature. It’s often used for serving data analysis software but also offers many other opportunities, for example, saving media files on Object Storage for WordPress hosting. WordPress sites that work with rich media content could […]

Object Storage

Storage

How to customise Managed Database properties

Managed Databases offer many benefits over manual maintenance such as ease of deployment, configuration and backups. However, while the default configurations are optimised according to the service plans, some aspects might not be ideal in specific use-cases. Therefore, we’ve exposed certain database properties for you to customise via the UpCloud API. Database configuration properties allow […]

Databases

Managed services

How to enable PostgreSQL connection pool using UpCloud API

PostgreSQL connection pool allows you to serve a large number of client connections to Managed Databases while reducing resource usage.

API

Databases

Managed services

How to configure Managed Databases using Terraform

Terraform offers a great way to build your cloud infrastructure as code from start to finish, including UpCloud Managed Databases!

Databases

Managed services

Terraform

How to set up multiple WordPress sites with WordOps

Build a blazingly fast WordPress development server with WordOps, a powerful CLI tool that lets you deploy WordPress sites with just one command.

Web hosting

WordPress

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