A lot of clients have already noticed a new service in our control panel: Cloud apps. In this article, we’ll look at the most popular Microsoft cloud services, including Office 365, Exchange Online, Azure Active Directory, OneDrive, and more. We’ll also dispel the most common doubts people have about transferring to the cloud. Read more
Cryptocurrency mining has become a major trend over the past few years. Conversation in the infosphere have covered everything from how to host irregular equipment to how legal it is. Read more
In your opinion, what do these three events have in common: A social network (VK) user posts a new photo; someone uses Assist to make an online purchase with a bank card; and car is brought to CarPrice and appears in the auction stream.
And did each case end with the expected outcome?
“We will easily beat Amazon in Russia”
The CEO of Selectel told us why cloud business in Russia is growing despite economic headwinds.
In an interview with RBC St. Petersburg, Selectel CEO Pavel Alimov discusses why the Russian cloud market is attractive for foreign players, why both Russian and International players can be successful here, and the benefits of government regulation in the industry. Read more
This year marks Selectel’s 10-year anniversary! We’re so excited that we’ll be celebrating all year. Let’s kick it off by looking back to what life was like when the company was first founded. Below are some of the biggest events we can remember happening about ten years ago (warning: reading the following list might make you feel old). Read more
Select has launched a new service for creating VMware-based public, private, and hybrid clouds: VMware Cloud. Read more
Today we’ll be publishing a guest post, co-authored by Konstantin Boyandin, a system administrator from Novosibirsk.
Konstantin worked with in-memory databases (memacached, Redis, Apache ignite, etc.) on a server built with an Intel Optane SSD. The specific device tested was the Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X and was connected using IMDT (Intel Memory Drive Technology), which made the drive available to the OS and applications as RAM. Read more
We regularly publish articles on the latest processors from Intel, which for many year has maintained its position as the market leader of server solutions. However, the situation has been changing as of late and other players have actively been making a name for themselves. This past March, AMD released it EPYC processor family, which has received some interesting and generally positive reviews (like this article on Anandtech). Seeing and trying something for yourself though often proves more valuable than reading (even hundreds) of articles online. Read more
For an operating system and all of its services to run smoothly, the system clock has to be accurate. If it’s off by just a few seconds, the results could be disastrous. Read more