Tutorials

Guides and instructionals

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

Connecting UpCloud account on SimpleBackups

How to automate UpCloud backups using SimpleBackups

SimpleBackups is an all-in-one backup automation service to quickly and easily save backups securely in your UpCloud Object Storage.

Automation

Backups

Integrations

How to automate Cloud Server provisioning using Ansible

Ansible is an agentless automation tool that makes provisioning Cloud Servers remotely quick and easy. Here's how to get started!

Automation

Integrations

Kubernetes cluster

How to deploy Kubernetes using Kubespray

Kubespray is a composition of Ansible playbooks, inventory, provisioning tools that make quick work of deploying a new Kubernetes cluster.

Automation

Kubernetes

Creating new team on SnapShooter

How to schedule Backups with SnapShooter

SnapShooter offers easy-to-use backup scheduling and management with a centralised dashboard for all of your Cloud Server backups.

Automation

Backups

Integrations

Deploying HA web app Terraform

How to deploy high-availability web app using Terraform

Terraform is a powerful open-source infrastructure management tool. Make quick work of deploying a high availability web app using Terraform.

Automation

Terraform

Metadata enabled at server deployment

How to use UpCloud Metadata service

UpCloud metadata service allows you to query information on already deployed cloud servers to get information about the server itself.

API

Automation

UpCloud services

Terraform automation

How to automate Terraform deployments

In this guide, we'll look into what you need to consider while automating infrastructure deployments using Terraform.

Automation

Terraform

Buddy dashboard

How to get started with Buddy deployment pipelines

In this guide, we'll be checking some of the neat features on Buddy and how to integrate it with your UpCloud servers.

Automation

Integrations

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