How to set up Apache Virtual Hosts on Debian 9.4 and Ubuntu 16.04

Created by Jordy Leffers at 19-07-2018 14:28:47 +0200

Apache's Virtual Hosts allow us to host several websites on the same server, saving us the trouble of acquiring a whole new server for a second website while there's enough disc space anyway. This way your domain names will direct to the same IP address, after which the virtual host seamlessly redirects the web browser to the correct web page.

How to setup a Wordpress website on Debian 9.4 and Ubuntu 16.04

Created by Jordy Leffers at 16-07-2018 11:07:06 +0200

WordPress is an online, open source tool that makes building websites not only easier, but faster as well. It is by far the most well known content management system (CMS). Initially for blogs, but nowadays the multitude of available

How to setup Linux, Apache, MySQL & PHP (LAMP) on Debian 9.4

Created by Jordy Leffers at 13-07-2018 13:36:14 +0200

LAMP is a bundle of open source software used to run web servers. In this tutorial we will go through the installation of three packages: Apache, MySQL and PHP. We will skip Linux since our virtual server is already running Debian and this can easily be acquired through one of the default Linux installations on the

How to setup Linux, Apache, MySQL & PHP (LAMP) on Ubuntu 16.04

Created by Jordy Leffers at 13-07-2018 13:18:38 +0200

The LAMP stack is a combination of several open-source software packages. In this guide, we will go through all the steps of installing these packages, namely:

How to: Bareos Data Encryption (Ubuntu)

Created by Michelle Ritzema at 13-07-2018 13:02:40 +0200


Welcome to a helpful tutorial for setting up Bareos' Data Encryption! 

For this how-to we assume that you have some basic knowledge of Bareos and Ubuntu. If you are looking for a way to set up your Bareos backup system instead, we refer you to our 

Use Triton Docker on Cloudcontainers

Created by Vincent van Gelderen at 23-05-2018 14:09:52 +0200

To start using Docker together with cloudcontainers you will need to install the correct client environment. This is a how-to for Mac OS X users.

We are looking for an Support / System engineer. Come work for us!

Created by Martijn Hengelmolen at 09-05-2018 11:30:10 +0200

Are you looking for a new position as a support engineer using cutting edge technology? Are you willing to learn a lot and gain valuable expertise? Then this is a place for you. 

Security is the biggest driver and obstacle in hybrid cloud migrations

Created by Martijn Hengelmolen at 07-05-2018 15:21:16 +0200
Research: Many firms plan a hybrid strategy, but innovation is only an ‘indirect’ benefit

Just 16% of enterprises use just one cloud, with two-thirds having a strategy in place for a hybrid approach, according to a new report.

Cloudcontainers, our solution for your needs

Created by Martijn Hengelmolen at 10-04-2018 11:07:56 +0200

It’s Affordable. It’s Fast. It’s Reliable.

Get the desired performance when you need it. You can deploy and adapt multiple containers in seconds. Our cloud platform is based on SmartOS and our servers are all located in top tier datacentres with all the relevant redundant infrastructure.

Select our Rotterdam location and automatically get DDOS protection.

Created by Martijn Hengelmolen at 02-03-2018 13:46:37 +0100

All traffic from our Rotterdam location will automatically be routed towards one of the largest DDoS internet traffic scrubbing centers in Europe.

Live stats will give you real control

Created by Martijn Hengelmolen at 07-12-2017 15:02:08 +0100

Using cloudcontainers.net will allow you to see what's going on in your system as and when it happens. Just go to the containers detail page and open the live stats page. Every three seconds a measurement will be taken of your system, giving you easy to use statistics of the health of your platform.

SmartOS. It's reliable, powerful and super fast.

Created by Martijn Hengelmolen at 07-12-2017 14:10:46 +0100

The latest release of Cloudcontainers enables users to deploy SmartOS containers. A distribution designed specifically for cloud computing based on the Solaris/Illumos heritage. 

How to setup Linux, Nginx, MySQL & PHP (LEMP) on Debian 9.4

Created by Jordy Leffers at 06-12-2017 11:05:35 +0100

The LEMP stack is a combination of several open-source software packages. In this guide, we will go through all the steps of installing these packages, namely: Linux, Nginx, MySQL and PHP. Together they enable your server to host dynamic web applications or host databases. In this tutorial we'll be going through the installation proces step by step.

Triton CLI Basic Tutorial

Created by Olaf van der Graaf at 06-12-2017 11:05:35 +0100

In this Triton CLI Basic Tutorial we will go over the setup and installation of Triton CLI, Triton profiles, container creation and container management. You can even use a cloud container with the Ubuntu image, created on our website, to follow this tutorial.

Triton CLI Advanced Tutorial

Created by Olaf van der Graaf at 06-12-2017 11:05:35 +0100

In this advanced Triton CLI Tutorial we will learn some more in-depth functionalities of the Triton CLI. If you wish to go through the Triton CLI Basic Tutorial first, you can do that here.

How to generate and use SSH authentication keys

Created by Jordy Leffers at 06-12-2017 11:05:35 +0100

Secure Shell Keys are one of the most common ways to securely connect to a remote machine. If you're a customer at

How to setup Linux, Nginx, MySQL & PHP (LEMP) on Ubuntu 16.04

Created by Jordy Leffers at 06-12-2017 11:05:35 +0100

The LEMP stack is a combination of several open-source software packages. In this guide, we will go through all the steps of installing these packages, namely: Linux, Nginx, MySQL and PHP. Together they enable your server to host dynamic web applications or host databases.In this tutorial we'll be going through the installation proces step by step.

With our 10Gbit network you'll never get stuck in traffic

Created by Gudy de Winter at 17-11-2017 20:42:36 +0100

Our Amsterdam facilities are equipped with redundant 10Gbit connectivity giving you excellent bandwidth however much you want whenever you need it.

Two CPUs not enough? Get three, five or even eight!

Created by Martijn Hengelmolen at 16-11-2017 15:58:33 +0100

Cloudcontainers' resize function has received an upgrade yesterday. It's now possible for you to select all possible plans for resize. You can go from one CPU to eight and back again. Yes, now you can set your required disk size, RAM, CPUs and even LWPs when you want. Remember, resize does not require any downtime, so upgrade when your container is busy, downgrade when it's calm.

It started out as fun, now our CMS runs a newspaper!

Created by Martijn Hengelmolen at 13-11-2017 14:57:48 +0100

It turned out our new CMS is so powerful it can easily handle the global output of over 70 news outlets, so just for fun we started to import hundreds of stories every five minutes. These stories originate from both reputable news sources such as Reuters and National Geographic, and from tabloids like the Daily Mail.