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 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

Introducing SG-SIN1: Singapore Data Center

Today, we are bringing our developer-driven cloud computing to a new region: Singapore! This will mark one of the several data centers we will be launching this year and it’s just the first sign of our accelerated international growth, enabled by our recent funding. (And we are already preparing the launch of another data center –... View Article

UpCloud secures €4 million for growth

We are incredibly excited to announce that we have secured €4 million to accelerate our growth and to further improve the products and services that our customers enjoy already today. The investment round was lead by Inventure, a leading Nordic venture capital company. This is an exciting time for UpCloud. We want to extend our... View Article

Docker Swarm vs. Kubernetes: Comparison of the Two Giants in Container Orchestration

Containers have become popular thanks to their focus on consistency across platforms from development to production. The rise in interest to containers has in turn brought in higher demands for their deployment and management. The need for better control attracted a number of software options as solutions for container orchestration, which allows for abstraction of individual... View Article

How Kubernetes is changing the DevOps space

DevOps solve the most important business problem of our generation, how organizations make the transition from good to great. Gene Kim, Tripwire founder and a DevOps advocate Thanks to DevOps, high IT-performing businesses are more agile and reliable. With businesses dealing with growing and urgent needs along with stable IT services, DevOps are relied upon... View Article