WordPress is the software behind one of the most widely used blog platforms. That’s right, it’s an entire platform that is also used to build entire websites due to its flexibility and hundreds of excellent plugins, many of them free. Since WordPress is quite heavy and resource intensive, we have decided to build an image using Nginx instead of Apache, … Read More
L.A.M.P. is a known acronym that describes a server with GNU/Linux as the operating system, some version of Apache for serving web files, MySQL as the database and PHP for the preferred scripting language. Since performance has entered a privileged place due to overall increased complexity of internet sites, a new acronym has surfaced in recent years: L.E.M.P. The main … Read More
Great, so you just created your Linux server on City Cloud. You have chosen to use our LAMP image or you just went and installed Apache, PHP and MySQL yourself. So far so good, but this is just the beginning. To be able to make your website serve as many requests as possible, it’s important to make a few basic … Read More
Since City Cloud got out of beta, a couple of years ago, we have been steadily adding images and upgrading when necessary. We have added quite a few options in terms of operating systems, we currently have Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS, Gentoo, Fedora Core, Red Hat Enterprise, FreeBSD and Windows 2008 server. Images allow you to setup a new VM and … Read More
A lot of people have asked us how easy or fast it’s to have a basic blog, like WordPress, running on City Network. The answer was simple enough, go ahead and register on our Order page and then do a 1-click install on our control panel. But then, some people asked us how fast would that be from scratch, using … Read More
Your data is precious. So precious that in fact decades of research have gone into making sure your data is not lost. Now, reality tells us that data can be lost in so many different ways, that having a redundant system is not for the faint of heart, or resources for that matter.
Together with our partner Severalnines, we now announce the first fully European Database as a Service (DBaaS) solution – in beta form. The City Cloud Database Service is based and operated by companies in the European Union – offering European customers full compliance with EU data protection laws and a safe haven from the reaches of the US Patriot Act. … Read More
City Network and Severalnines launch the first fully European ‘Database as a Service’ KARLSKRONA 23-11-2011, City Network, one of the leading cloud hosting providers in Europe, and Severalnines, provider of automation and management software for cloud database platforms, have announced the first fully European Database as a Service (DBaaS) solution – in beta form. The City Cloud Database Service is … Read More