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Christmas sale: rent VPS or the server in the Netherlands or the USA and receive from 1st to 3 months as a gift

1 year, 1 month ago
First of all we would like to congratulate you merry Christmas and coming New year, to wish success to you and your projects and to thank you for the fact that you with us.

Secondly it would be desirable to notify on the beginning of the last sale this year. We long thought whether to carry out this action as improbable discounts continue to work, but considering quantity of the equipment which still did not find the subscribers (92 servers and over 500 cloud virtual servers at the moment) and a difficult economic situation at most of webmasters, decided to give services in the cost, unprofitable for us, it is better to compensate though something, having given the chance in addition to save to you, than these servers will heat uselessly air. The list of configurations to which the event extends and detailed conditions of an event are given below.

Thus (only for readers of habrahabr), in addition to discounts:

— at payment of VPS/server for a period of the 1st month you receive a month more of use absolutely free of charge;
— for a period of 6 months — 2 months as a gift;
— of the 1st year — 3 months as a gift.

And all this despite magic discounts which still continue to work, in particular at annual payment! And they on truth of a volshebna, for example, it is possible to rent a dedicated server in the Netherlands of 2 x Intel Quad-Core Xeon 5504/16GB DDR3/12x500GB SATA/1Gbps 100TB only for $59,93 a month now! It is nearly 4 times cheaper than standard cost!



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Content Delivery Network: to wait it is impossible to load

1 year, 1 month ago
It is possible to possess "lethal" content, but if it is long loaded on the user's device, its value is close to zero. According to own data of the American company Akamai (the leader in the CDN market), every second user expects loading of the website within 2 seconds, otherwise he leaves the website.

The CDN technology is urged to help to deliver a web resource content to ultimate users with the greatest possible speed, without resorting at the same time to additional investments into network infrastructure.

In this post Alexey Sechkin, the head on development of CDN, and Evgeny Denisov, the marketing manager of CDN in PAO "MegaFon", tell about benefits of use of technologies of acceleration of content delivery to websites of any types.

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Gray servers: extraordinary schemes of import of the B2B-equipment to Russia

1 year, 1 month ago
I have a good friend – will name him Anatoly (actually his name is differently, but it is not important). It works in the company which is directly connected with supplies of equipment of world giants IT different there and the telecom industry in a public sector – that is, in other words, with state procurements. We with Anatoly regularly gather behind a glass of beer a cup of tea, and here approximately a month ago we had very interesting conversation. At once to an opredmech its subject: in the field of supplies of equipment in the B2B segment is created tako - about - oye … No, the speech even not about "gray" and "left" schemes, and about – I will not be afraid of this expression – violation of strategic interests of the state.

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Work with containers: Difficulties and myths

1 year, 1 month ago
In our blog we write about development of a cloud service 1cloud, but also about perspective technologies. "revolution of containers" became one of the most actively discussed subjects of the expiring year — many companies implement them in the infrastructure, and vendors create new technologies for work with them. Recently we told about new developments of VMware in this area, and now we present to yours adapted translation of a note of the engineer of the company about the difficulties and myths connected with containers.



You became witnesses of one of the largest shifts which happened in the IT industry. Fifteen years ago you could imagine that you literally one clicking of the button will be able to transfer the application from one part of the functioning data-center to another, without having created at the same time inconveniences to users?

VMware made possible transition from hardware to program, from manual control to automation. Using containers, old technology which was simplified by such companies as Docker and CoreOS, we can instantly start a set of applications on the general kernel.

In November, 2015 in Barcelona there took place the Dockercon Europe 2015 conference devoted to safety, the user interface, RBAC authorization and operation of the software in general. Once you mention these terms, all attention of the large organizations will right there be paid to you.

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Trading and "iron": As exchange data-centers look

1 year, 1 month ago


Stock market — a high-tech industry. In our blog we already wrote about transfer protocols of financial data, algorithms of detection of insider trade, development of financial software and methods of acceleration of transactions. All this variety of technologies and tools is built around a server core of the exchanges — many HFT traders use services of a collocation and place servers with the trade applications as it is possible closer to the exchange trade engine.

Today we will talk about data-centers of different platforms and we will show how they look.

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The NetApp company declared purchase of SolidFire

1 year, 1 month ago
NetApp, inc signed the agreement on purchase of SolidFire, inc for 870 million a dale. USA cash.

Founded in 2010, SolidFire is a vendor of All Flash of storages for DPC of new generation where "configured simple scaling and management in a type and forgot" provides performance and the joint Multy-Tenancy environment.



With SolidFire NetApp will give the new sentence which will cover each of three parts of the All Flash market of storages:

  • For traditional infrastructures of Enterprise of customers, NetApp All Flas FAS (AFF), a product line which provides functions and possibilities of Enterprise of level.
  • For owners of applications, NetApp EF a series of the products showing incredibly high values of performance at the same time low speed of a response (Latency) according to open testing SPC-1, and also high availability "six nine".
  • For customers with infrastructures of new generation, the products from SolidFire distributed, self-repairing and the extending architecture, reasonable price and simple management.


SolidFire is active in cloudy community and provides to integrate an uravleniye storage by means of VMware vCenter plug-in, VAAI, SRM, OpenStack driver, CloudStack plug-in, Microsoft VSS provider, PowerShell, VMware SRM/SRA and other cloud solutions.

Through time products of SolidFire will be integrated into a paradigm of NetApp DataFabric providing seamless management of cloudy resources, and also the flash-resources and disk arrays.

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12 Fractured Apps and Docker

1 year, 1 month ago
For these years I became the witness of how more and more people support the manifesto 12 Factor App and begin to implement the provisions described there. It led to emergence of applications which were considerably simplified in expansion and management. However examples of practical application of these 12 factors were quite unusual occurrence on Internet open spaces.


During operating time with Docker, benefits of 12 Factor App (12FA) of steel for me more notable. For example, 12FA recommends that logging was configured for standard output and it was processed as the general event stream. You sometime used command docker logs? It also is 12FA in operation!

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Let’s Encrypt in a Plesk-panel

1 year, 2 months ago
On December 3 there was a public release of a beta of Let's Encrypt. This joyful event was already covered on Habré. Briefly I will remind, this piece gives the chance to set the free entrusted certificate on the website. In addition to free certificates, Let's Encrypt still the tool for invoicing, updating, a withdrawal of certificates that, as envisioned by authors, will facilitate life to system administrators.

In this article I will tell about features of Let's Encrypt about which you should not forget, and about how to use it if your server works under control of the Plesk panel.

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Katastrofoustoychivost of a corporate data-center as service

1 year, 2 months ago
There is a set of solutions for creation of katastrofoustoychivy systems with use of technologies of consolidation and virtualization of computing resources, cluster systems, technologies of replication and continuous data protection, and the customer can construct katastrofoustoychivy DPC or independently, or with use of platforms of commercial data-centers and services of providers.

Today almost in each company which is actively using IT for business support there is the data processing center (DPC). Increase of requirements to reliability of DPC – one of tendencies of the market. As the data-center quite often is a key element of business of the company, specialists look for economic methods of increase of its reliability long ago. And sooner or later there is a need to provide not only hardware reliability of DPC, but also its katastrofoustoychivost.

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New Year's event on the HPE ProLiant Gen9 servers

1 year, 2 months ago
This New year indulge yourself with the HPE ProLiant server from 10% a discount!

Till January 31, 2016 the Hewlett Packard Enterprise company reduces the prices of the rack ProLiant Gen9 servers about which we already wrote at us in the blog.

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