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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 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 which automates the deployment, scaling and management of containerised applications. 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

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

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

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

UpCloud Managed Databases

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

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