Viktor Petersson


About the author

Viktor is an entrepreneur and co-founder of WireLoad. At CloudSigma, Viktor is working with business development and is an evangelist for the platform. He's a proud geek and loves playing with the latest technologies. You find Viktor on Twitter, Github and LinkedIn.


Author's posts (36)


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 […]


Storage management with automatic periodic snapshots

A while ago, we introduced the ability to take snapshots of a drive. This is a very handy feature that allows you to quickly and efficiently save drive states even on live systems. Thanks to ZFS, snapshots will only consume the delta between the current state and where the snapshot was taken. This means that […]


How to securely use BitTorrent Sync for backups

A while back I wrote a guest post on BitTorrent’s blog about how to use BitTorrent Sync as an alternative to cloud storage services, such as Dropbox and Box. This post is an expansion of that post that provides more clear step-by-step instructions on how to securely deploy BitTorrent Sync. Security notes Since the focus […]


CloudSigma partners with Black Lotus to Provide Enhanced DDoS Protection

International Customers Can Now Leverage the Customizable, Enterprise-Scale Cybersecurity Solution from Black Lotus on CloudSigma’s cloud. Palo Alto, Calif. – November 4, 2014 – CloudSigma, a public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider with advanced hybrid hosting solutions, today announced a partnership with Black Lotus, a leader in availability security and provider of distributed denial of service […]


An introduction to server provisioning with CloudInit

This month we announced a very exciting partnership with Canonical, the makers of Ubuntu. One key element in this partnership is the introduction of full CloudInit support between the CloudSigma cloud and Ubuntu. An introduction to CloudInit If you’re not familiar with CloudInit, it is the industry standard for bootstrapping cloud servers. Using a simple […]


Zadara Storage and CloudSigma Help European Space Agency Keep Aviation Safe

On-Demand Enterprise Storage Enables Agency to Analyze Critical Satellite Data and Avoid Disasters Frankfurt, Germany – 28 October 2014 – Zadara™ Storage the provider of enterprise-class storage-as-a-service (STaaS), and CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider with advanced hybrid hosting solutions, today announced that the European Space Agency (ESA) is leveraging the Zadara Virtual Private Storage […]


CloudSigma partners with Canonical to become an Ubuntu CPC

We’re excited to announce that as of today, CloudSigma is an Ubuntu Certified Cloud Provider. This partnership means that we will be working closely with Canonical (the makers of Ubuntu), ensuring that Ubuntu runs flawlessly on our cloud. This also means that we will be part of Ubuntu’s ecosystem, which includes exciting projects such as […]


CloudSigma Launches Native Oracle Solaris -Based IaaS Offering for the Enterprise

Powered by Oracle’s latest generation SPARC hardware platform, CloudSigma brings its flexible infrastructure-as-a-service approach to Solaris and the heart of enterprise computing Palo Alto, California – September 30, 2014 – CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider with advanced hybrid hosting solutions, today announced the launch of a SPARC and Oracle Solaris-driven infrastructure-as-a-service offering leveraging Oracle […]