T-Rex

T Rex

Employee / Author of 4 articles

Interview with Selectel CEO, Pavel Alimov

“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

Guest Post: Intel Optane and In-Memory Databases

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

Guest Post: Managing the Virtual Private Cloud with Terraform

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Today we’re publishing a guest post written by our client Alexey Vakhov. Alexey is the CTO of Uchi.ru, a company that develops an educational platform under the same name and also hosts interactive competitions (olympiads) for schoolchildren. The entire Uchi.ru infrastructure is built on our Virtual Private Cloud.
Alexey Vakhov gives a detailed account of how he and his colleagues use the utility Terraform for automating the setup and support of a virtual infrastructure. We hope his experience will be interesting for our other VPC users.

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Guest Post: Our Experience with Selectel’s VRRP

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Today’s post was written by our client ITSumma.

ITSumma provides remote server administration, website technical support, and ensures online service availability under high and super high loads.

In this article, Anton Baranov, Victoria Andrienko, and Evgenii Potapov share their experience with our IP Failover (VRRP) service. If you’re looking to improve your project’s availability and fault-tolerance, you should definitely consider what they have to say.

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