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Windows Server 2016 live at CloudVPS

This week we released the new Windows Server 2016 Standard image for both OpenStack and Windows Hyper-V.  Our Windows Hyper-V team finished their intensive testing period of the new Windows Server 2016 image and on OpenStack the image has been available for testing for a few months, it's now moved to the Supported Images. In this article we'll go over our platforms, what's new in this version of Windows Server and show you how to get started with this new image. 

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Will your unsecured website get an error in Google Chrome?

  Starting Januari 2016 Google Chrome (from version 56) will mark websites without a secure connection (https) that handle login data or payments as unsafe. In the address bar there will be a notice ‘Not Secure’. It is expected that other browsers will follow this example. In time Google wants to show a warning on all websites without a secure connection. In this article we’ll discuss what the changes are, what they mean for you and what you can do about it.

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Flip Feng Shui:  A new threat for the Cloud?

Yesterday researchers from the Vrije Universiteit van Amsterdan and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven published a new vulnerability named Flip Feng Shui. This attack tries to get SSH keys from virtual servers in the Cloud by using the Row hammer vulnerability. Big words that sound scary. But are they? Is this the end of the Cloud? Time for an deep dive.

But first and foremost, our systems are safe and not vulnerable for this vulnerability. Read on to find out why we are not vulnerable.

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Ubuntu 16.04 available

Canonical released a new version of their Ubuntu operating system this april. This version packs a huge amount of new features and fixes.

This article talks about a few of these new features and changes. We’ll explain a few important points you need to consider when using or migrating to Ubuntu 16.04.

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CloudVPS doubles hard disk for traditional VPS instances and upgrades the CPU

From july 29th forward, CloudVPS have changed their configurations for new VPS instances on our traditional Xen and Hyper-V platform. This means that you can get double the hard disk space with the VPS products ranging from VPS1 to VPS4 inclusive, at the same price level as before. We have also upgraded our CPUs from 2.6 to 3.2GHz.

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New Opening Hours Telephone Service Desk

On monday the 16th of March, CloudVPS will change the opening hours for its telephone service desk. Starting on the 16th you can reach us for telephonic support every working day from half past eight in the morning till six in the evening.

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Ghost: Critical vulnerability found in glibc, upgrade required

Yesterday a vulnerability in glibc was disclosed, one which requires an update. The vulnerability allows attackers to run arbitrary code on affected servers and thereby gaining access to these systems. In more technical terms the vulnerability consists of a buffer overflow issue, which can be abused via a remote arbitrary code exploit.

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Hard and Software Upgrade CloudVPS Object Store

Over the last two months we've upgraded both the software and hardware of the CloudVPS Object Store.

Hardware Upgrade

The CloudVPS Object Store is growing with milions of objects a week. Growth has increased exponentially since the introduction of our popular Backup to Object Store product. This meant that we had to increase the hardware quicker than expected. Over the last two months we increased the capacity of the object store by 400%. The rebalancing of objects resulting from this unfortunately decreased performance for a couple of weeks.

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