Tag: VPC

HighLoad 2017: “You Just Can’t Miss It”

The 11th annual HighLoad++ conference was held from November 7-8 at the Skolkovo Innovation Center. This year, the conference saw 2 700 people in attendance—200 more than last year! Today we’ll be reporting on the highlights and presentations that our team from Selectel saw. Read more

VPC Statistics

We’ve added a new function to The Virtual Private Cloud to make managing virtual machines even more convenient and cost-effective: workload statistics.

Users can now view graphs on the workloads of virtual machine components from the control panel or gather measurement data over REST API.

In this article, we’ll talk about the components used for gathering, processing, and storing virtual machine metrics as well as give examples of how these components can be configured. Read more

Managing the VPC with ansible-selvpc-modules

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

Guest Post: Managing the Virtual Private Cloud with Terraform


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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Virtual Private Cloud: Regions and Zones


The Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) used to operate entirely out of one data center in St. Petersburg, and as a result, it lacked pools. We made it a point to address this issue and we’ve kept our word: we’ve opened a new VPC pool in our Moscow data center, Berzarina. This ensures fault-tolerance, improves connectivity, and raises the performance of our users’ resources.

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