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Introducing new, larger preconfigured monthly plans

The preconfigured monthly plans we first introduced back in 2015 have become very popular amongst our users for their price-to-performance ratio. In addition, our freely scalable resources are one of our best and most popular features but have so far been the only option for deploying larger cloud servers. While the freedom to configure the server... View Article

New Libcloud provider! UpCloud joins the unified cloud interface

APIs, or application programming interfaces, come in as many shapes and sizes as the services they are built for. While it is completely natural that APIs are optimized for their specific systems, the benefits of interoperabilities between similar services are obvious. This is exactly what the folks at Cloudkick set out to solve when originally beginning the development... View Article

Kubernetes is big in Finland! Join us at the October meetup

Kubernetes is already well known across the DevOps space and barely needs introductions. It offers production-grade container orchestration with automated deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. Building on Kubernetes you have the freedom to take advantage of on-premises, cloud infrastructure, or anything in between. Kubernetes feels right at home on cloud servers and UpCloud is fully committed to supporting... View Article

UpCloud Support is now available 24/7, all year round!

We have been hard at work hiring new, great talent and continued accelerating our growth internationally. We recently opened new offices in both London and Singapore to increase our presence in those regions and with these new offices, we are one step closer to our goal of being available anywhere our users are. Today, we are proud to... View Article

Introducing the official UpCloud Go API client

We have always been dedicated to offering an extensive and powerful API to allow applications to integrate with the UpCloud services. The API can be accessed using any programming language with the necessary HTTP libraries but requires some experience to get going. To help kickstart a new line of integrated applications, we are excited to... View Article

Three lessons on recruiting that can make or break a startup

Guest post The writer Joakim Honkasalo is an entrepreneur and co-founder of the web application Pockethunt. Pockethunt connects professionals with employers and recruiters in a new fast way by combining anonymity with a twist of fun. Similarly to UpCloud, they are in a high-growth phase and with UpCloud’s high-performance infrastructure, they are unhindered in their... View Article

Benchmarking Apache Kafka with Aiven – Part 1: Write throughput (AWS vs Azure vs DigitalOcean vs Google Cloud vs UpCloud)

Guest post by Aiven.io Aiven.io is a next-generation managed cloud service hosting for your software infrastructure services. Their focus is ease of adoption, high fault resilience, customer’s peace of mind and advanced features at competitive price points. Aiven covers relational database requirements with our best-in-class PostgreSQL Database-as-a-service (DBaaS) and also supports various different types of... View Article