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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 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 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

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

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

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