Information, backgrounds and news about the cloud: hosting, security and technology
The monthly update from the engine room: hotplugging deprecation, a new help centre, DHCP and changes to the Panel and Partner API.
Featuring, among other things: New information in the product documentation and changes in the partner API, new Kubernetes versions and important changes at GSK, graphical adaptations of the panels, plus the latest updates and improvements
Featuring, among other things: GPU Compute with GTU Data Processing, Kubernetes version depreciation, new backup integration for Microsoft SQL Object Storage, load balancer, VNC console and latest updates.
Among other things with our new product documentation, Rocket and Object Storage, PaaS – gridSQL, new Kubernetes versions, current updates and improvements.
Removal of CPU and RAM hot-plugging, change of Availability Zones to Affinity Zones, design modifications, revision of templates and API documentation as well as some recent updates.
The new Microsoft SQL Server and Rocket Storage products, panel update, partner email functionality, updates and improvements for gridscale Kubernetes, PaaS, load balancers, APIs and much more
As a follow up to a great 2020, I want to provide some more insights as to what can be expected of the year 2021.
Today we would like to introduce our new Rocket Storage. It is now available for you to choose from in our panel.
With our new management API, new additions to the Marketplace, your feedback on Rocket Storage, updates to gridSQL, ISO images and various updates
Changes in account management, in the panels and in the billing process; new Kubernetes versions and Microsoft SQL Server in the Labs version. Plus numerous updates.
As a wrap up to 2020, we would like to give a short and precise overview of the product changes that happened in 2020.
We are announcing the Backup Ninja integration directly with our Platform Services, allowing you to store the backups locally or on our Object Storage
Welcome back to the News from the Machine Room where we dive deeper into everything that’s been going on at gridscale during the past few weeks.
Here we would like to walk you through all the possible ways that you can secure your account at gridscale through SAML, 2FA and Magic Link.
The ISO 27001 and ISO 27018 certifications are important characteristics for the professionalism and security of a cloud hosting provider.
gscloud – the official CLI Client for gridscale – is a helpful tool for managing servers and other resources directly from the command line
What are the ways out of a vendor lock-in, how can you avoid this situation and still use a modern cloud solution?
We asked our Head of People Relations, Linn, in a short interview a few questions about how gridscale is dealing with the current corona crisis.
Software-defined architecture is relevant for many application areas. It scales applications, supports cloud providers and internal data centers.
Well thought-out data management is becoming more and more important, but at the same time more and more demanding. Here the cloud plays an essential role.
Always On – the goal of the Business Continuity Plan. Because a loss of working ability is a worst-case scenario. The 6Ps help you get through the crisis well.
With our new gridscale Backup Center we offer a central point for all your backups: simple management, intuitive usability and as always, absolute security.
We are expanding your options with our new marketplace! From now on you can create, publish and of course use your own applications.
Companies that are thinking about using the cloud often choose international cloud providers. But this has risks with regard to the GDPR!
Disaster recovery is a vital component of business continuity. Here we show you the advantages of DR in the cloud.
Clusters, Pods and Kubelets – what does that have to do with Kubernetes, Containers and Orchestration? Simply everything!
To take full advantage of the possibilities of gridscales Kubernetes solution a connection with our PaaS is useful. We show you how it works!
In this article we show you how to use Node.js in practice – specifically as a helper in (web) development.
From Lift-and-Shift to Full Rebuild: There are many ways into the cloud. Not every path is suitable for every application in every case. We provide an overview.
The combination of Docker and PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) offers several advantages, which we would like to show you in this article.
In this article we would like to give you a short insight into the world of container orchestration and in particular into Kubernetes.
To meet the challenges of multi-cloud environments, companies will find it difficult to avoid using a Cloud Management Platform (CMP).
Due to the current situation we provide the application Jitsi-Meet in our Marketplace: without Vendor Lock-In & easy to install.
We’ve got some cool changes coming to our Redis platform services. This includes the new Redis version 5.0, as well as new services with active data persistence (AOF).
Building upon a great 2019, we’re excited to be heading into 2020 with full speed. We’re already well underway with the development of our new Backup Center, an improved Application Center and new Platform Services, and we would like to take this opportunity to let you in on a couple more secrets heading your way.
Make complex technology easily accessible! With our newly developed functions within our user administration we have come one step closer to this goal.
2019 was a year full of new releases and features at gridscale. In this edition of our “News from the machine room” we give you an overview!
Given the growing development of AI, it is now time for organizations to lay the groundwork in the form of a public cloud.
We are proud to inform you today about the publication of gridscales Managed Kubernetes solution.
In the last months we have been working intensively on the new version of our partner panel and give you a short overview of the new features.
With Golang gaining so much traction, we implemented support for it. Since then, we’ve added a lot of functionality and releasing v2.0.0 of our gsclient-go.
Cloud services also need physical security. Here you can find out what there is to consider and how to ensure that data is secure and protected!
A hybrid cloud can combine all the advantages of private and public clouds. Here you can find out what is necessary and what disadvantages it can have!
Cloud providers provide IT infrastructure over a network. What services, requirements and advantages there are, we’ll explain to you here!
We redesigned the Usage Dashboard! Our goal was to enable viewing your usage in a simple and transparent way, while providing the power you expect.
The Security Assertion Markup Language developed by OASIS is an open source XML-based authentication protocol for web applications used by many companies.
How to plan and design an in-house webinar successfully? Our tips and tricks for all necessary steps can be found here.
The gridscale feature “Multi-Project” brings order to your infrastructures. It helps you to keep track of costs and resources for each project.
gridscale is now a part of Libcloud. This gives us a bigger user range aside from just supporting our own Python based in-house library
What’s Infrastructure as code and what advantages and disadvantages for the construction and management of cloud infrastructures has IAC?
Cloud security is a top priority for cloud providers and customers: from privacy and compliance to identity management. We give you the overview!
As a system house, you offer your customers ready-to-use complete IT solutions of software and hardware. But what if this fully solution does not feel totally complete for your customers?
This month, we’re going to focus on things that have happened to our product and platform over the past few weeks: Single Sign On, Terraform Providers, and more
In this short guide we’ll outline the differences between gridscale’s Easy- and Expert Panel: when to use what and how you can increase your efficiency.
In this issue of “News from the machine Room” we give an outlook on the features and enhancements that we will be implementing for our platform later this year.
Migration of critical work processes does not have to be difficult. Here we explain how to make the process efficient and safe.
Cloud hosting providers such as gridscale jump in and offer a solution that makes agencies, sometimes as a white label under their own branding, an IaaS provider.
Our platform services gridSQL and gridStore are now available in a new look since our product update in early April and now also in the Expert Panel!
One form of reliable data backup and provision is geo-redundancy. But what exactly is it and how worthwhile is it for smaller companies and agencies?
Our provider for Terraform has recently left the preview phase, as well as the technical review by HashiCorp, behind and is now available as an official provider.
We started the year 2019 with a big release – after intensive development time we rolled out our new Identity- and Access-Management. Identity- und Access-Management With our new identity and access management, we have created the basis for many new functions on our platform. In particular, users of our multi-client-capable partner panel can already enjoy […]
Seperately from our Release Notes, where we give you an overview about news, improvements and bugfixes around our public cloud platform, we will now report monthly with the “News from the machine room”, where we go into more detail about our product and software developments of gridscale. So you always know what to look forward […]
Delivering the best quality to your customers and supporting your clients in their growth- these are the most common challenges you face as an agency or system house. But these goals often require a tremendous amount of resources. Therefore it is unavoidable for you to always work as efficiently as possible. Especially for creative agencies […]
On 25 May 2018, the European Data Protection Regulation enters into force. Reason enough to take a closer look at the topic of data protection in connection with the cloud.
Interview with Henrik Hasenkamp, CEO at gridscale GmbH, Kristin Müller, Investment Manager at High-Tech-Gründerfonds (HTGF) and Andreas Schenk, Investment Manager at EnjoyVenture. Moderation: Nicola Römer, CMO at gridscale GmbH.
gridscale is committed to the leading European provider of cloud and carrier-neutral data centers for colocation – interxion – and is expanding its hardware massively
I was so happy to learn that we, gridscale, will provide the cloud infrastructure for the startup intueat during “Die Höhle der Löwen” (German “Shark Tank”) . Why? I can only say: The regional start-up connection. 🙂 It was in spring 2015 when I met intueat for the first time. The highly motivated and extremely […]
We successfully prepared the online shop of EVRGREEN together with YAY! Digital – an extremely cool start-up – for the TV broadcast of “Die Höhle der Löwen” (German “Shark Tank” equivalent). To those who don’t know EVRGREEN yet: The online garden center promises to give everyone a green thumb. According to their slogan “Pflanz dich […]
I recently wrote about the Safe Harbor ruling and outlined the associated consequences as well as dangers for companies. Shortly afterwards, I was slightly surprised about the new edition of this agreement. Things are now getting serious. As Spiegel Online reported yesterday, Hamburg’s top data protectionist (Johannes Caspar) is asking the firms of Adobe, Punica […]
Three weeks ago today, Torsten, our CTO, introduced the open beta of our Load Balancer as a Service (LBaaS) with free SSL. With this load balancer, we have reacted to those multiple requests from our users. The LBaaS from gridscale can be configured with our customary comfort. In contrast to the load balancers known to […]
My favorite IPv6 tunnel broker Sixxs.net recently announced, tongue-in-cheek, that they would be accepting no further new registrations and will also be throttling existing users. Those still interested should preferably contact their Internet provider and demand native IPv6 of them. The backdrop to this is that a large number of Internet and hosting providers would […]