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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 get started with Managed Kubernetes

Kubernetes is an open-source container orchestration system that automates containerised applications’ deployment, scaling and management. UpCloud’s Managed Kubernetes offers a fully managed solution which allows you to create and begin using Kubernetes clusters in just a few minutes. Through Kubernetes, you can manage and orchestrate containers (such as Docker) across multiple hosts. Using Kubernetes makes […]

Kubernetes

Managed services

UpCloud services

Private VPN Server using UpCloud and UTunnel

How to set up a private VPN Server using UpCloud and UTunnel

UTunnel is an easy-to-setup VPN as a Service (VPNaaS) provider, offering robust VPN and Zero Trust networking solutions targeted towards small and medium businesses. UTunnel enables easy VPN server deployment and administration, as well as trouble-free user management. UTunnel offers two options to set up your VPN server on UpCloud: the Integrated Cloud option and […]

Integrations

Networking

Security

How to enable Anti-affinity using Server Groups with the UpCloud API

High availability is practically the bare minimum for modern web services and there’s no better way to increase availability than through redundancy. Creating additional Cloud Servers to host your application is simple enough, however, there’s a chance your resources end up running on the same physical host which in the case of a hardware failure […]

API

UpCloud 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

How to add SSL Certificates to Load Balancers

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 certificate 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

How to get started with Managed 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

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

UpCloud Object Storage social

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 […]

Databases

Managed services

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