As we’ve mentioned in previous articles, the Selectel Virtual Private Cloud is built on the OpenStack platform.
A lot of our clients are already used to using Ansible, a configuration management system that lets you automate routine tasks. Among its other advantages, Ansible already has a wealth of ready-made modules available, including those for automating processes with OpenStack components (list of modules). Read more
Original publication date: September 22, 2015.
The audit subsystem is used to raise the level of security in Linux systems. Although it doesn’t offer additional security per se, it’s used to retrieve detailed information on system events. This provides detailed information on system violations, which can be used to implement additional targeted security measures. We’ll be taking a deeper look at the audit subsystem in this article. Read more
We recently updated the version of CoreOS available in our Virtual Private Cloud and also added RancherOS to our list of available images.
These operating systems are useful for managing a large number of applications in containers and for using different container clustering systems, like Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, Apache Mesos, etc.
The Virtual Private Cloud lets you create virtual machines from a wide-range of existing OS images.
However, some users need images which our service doesn’t offer. These include less common kinds and versions of operating systems.
Today, we wanted to discuss a service we haven’t really written about before — DNS hosting. After registering a domain with any third-party company (as we do not register domains), clients can host them on our nameservers absolutely for free.