Cloudcontainers, our solution for your needs

Created by Martijn Hengelmolen at 01-12-2019 11:07:56 +0100

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.

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 use SSH authentication keys on Cloud Containers

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

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.

How to setup Cassandra on Debian 9.4 and Ubuntu 16.04

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

Apache Cassandra is a Database Management System focused on high scalability and availability. It's proven to be fault-tolerant toward both commodity hardware and cloud infrastructure. Cassandra's ability to spread its clusters over multiple datacenters makes it especially attractive, as it avoids regional outages from taking your system down with it. In this guide we'll go over how to set up your Linux server(s) to run the Cassandra database. 

How to set up Lynis on an Ubuntu container

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

Lynis is an open source security tool used to audit UNIX-like systems. Auditing your system, Lynis will provide you with guidance on how to harden your system from attacks. In this tutorial I will go over how to install Lynis step by step.

How to install an open Java Development Kit (JDK) on a Linux server

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

A Java Development Kit is a combination of tools, such as a compiler (javac), debuggers and the Java Virtual Machine, that together form your Java software development environment. In this guide we'll be going over how to install a headless Java Development Kit for server applications, after which we'll write a simple hello world program to test our setup.

How to setup Kotlin on Debian 9.4

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

Kotlin is an open source, statically typed, programming language running on the Java Virtual Machine. It can also be compiled to Javascript source code and is not only designed "to be better", but also to be inter operable with Java. In this tutorial we will go through the process of installing Kotlin step by step, after which we'll run a small test.

How to setup and use Sqlite 3 on Debian 9.4 and Ubuntu 16.04

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

Sqlite is chosen by many of its users for several reason, such as better performance, as it's a very lightweight database management system; It also doesn't need to be configured or started and stopped: it makes use of just a flat .db database file, which makes the whole database much more portable; This is also why Sqlite doesn't necessarily need to run on a server, it just uses the file it creates when creating a database and that way stays self-contained. In this guide I'll go over how to install and use Sqlite3 step by step.

How to set up Splunk on Ubuntu 16.04 and Debian 9.4

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

Splunk service is a monitoring and analytics software technology that works to make sense of machine generated data from servers, applications, drivers etc. It was developed in 2002-2003, to provide a search engine for log files, and released in 2004. Ever since it has helped administrators to analyse their systems. Installing Splunk is very easy and quick, in this tutorial we'll go over the process step by step.

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

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

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 set up a Wordpress website on Debian 9.4 and Ubuntu 16.04

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

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, 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.

How to setup and use PostgreSQL on Debian 9.4 and Ubuntu 16.04

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

PostgreSQL is a renowned open source relational database management system. It however isn't just relational, but object-relational. This means that it'll even take user defined objects and their methods. The RDMS also holds many different datatypes, and might this still not be enough, you can just add your own! These are just a couple of the advantages to the PostgreSQL RDMS. In this guide we'll be going over how to install and use PostgreSQL step by step, so you also can hopefully make use of this marvel yourself.

How to set up a Ruby on Rails stack with Nginx using Faker

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

Ruby on rails is a development framework that enables faster development. The decision of its developers to prefer convention above configuration doesn't only speed up the process, but it also allows for more agile development as it becomes easier to switch between (parts of) projects. 

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.

How to set up Ossec on an Ubuntu container

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

Ossec is an open source intrusion detection system you can use to monitor multiple server, or simply one, to give you a real-time view of what's happening on your servers from one centralized location. In this tutorial we'll go over how to install Ossec step by step, so you can use this software on your projects as well!

How to set up Snort on an Ubuntu container

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

Snort is an open source network intrusion detection system, built in 1998. It's capable of real-time traffic analysis and is used to detect a variety of attacks. In this guide we'll go over how to install Snort step by step as well a script that automates new rule package downloads and a package that will help writing all events to a (local) database.

How to install Git Bash for Windows

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

In order to acces (remote) servers or Cloud Containers, you'll need a terminal to communicate through. Git Bash is such a terminal program, and is part of the installation of Window's desktop version of Git.

How to install Node 8 on Debain 9.4

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

Node.js is a server-sides open-source JavaScript run time environment. This means that, in contrast to JavaScript that runs its scripts client-sided, Node.js can run scripts on the server