How to setup & optimise MongoDB on public cloud servers

Long gone are the days when MongoDB was the ‘new kid on the block’. These days, MongoDB has evolved to become the go-to solution for many people who are leaving relational databases behind. In this article I’m not going to make the argument for why you should use MongoDB over {insert other NoSQL database}, or […]

Presentation deck from CloudExpo Europe

Last week I gave a talk at CloudExpo Europe in London. Some people asked for the presentation deck for this, so here it is. The title for the talk was “Server evolution: From mainframes to containers and PaaS.” The presentation was also recorded. Once the video becomes available, we’ll post that too.

CoreOS is now available on CloudSigma!

What CoreOS is in their own words: CoreOS is a new Linux distribution that has been rearchitected to provide features needed to run modern infrastructure stacks. The strategies and architectures that influence CoreOS allow companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter to run their services at scale with high resilience. CoreOS is arguably one of the […]