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.

Select our Rotterdam location and automatically get DDOS protection.

Created by Martijn Hengelmolen at 06-12-2018 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.

Testing websites on a new IP

Created by Cyvan Oort at 16-08-2018 11:59:17 +0200

Since we are migrating a lot of customers don't really know what way to test their websites on the new platform. This article will try to explain how to do it.

Problem solving the most vexing issues

Created by Martijn Hengelmolen at 08-06-2018 21:00:42 +0200

Migrating all your applications to the cloud can present you with a whole range of different challenges. The behaviour of your applications, somehow, is not the same after the migration. 

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

Created by Martijn Hengelmolen at 01-06-2018 15:58:33 +0200

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.

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.

How to: Set up your Elastic Stack (Ubuntu) - Part I

Created by Michelle Ritzema at 01-04-2018 15:56:50 +0200

This is part 1 of our Elastic Stack tutorials. In this tutorial, we will show you how to set up a basic installation on your Ubuntu container. No prior knowledge about the Elastic Stack is required, however some basic Ubuntu skills are recommended!

How to: Bareos Data Encryption (Ubuntu)

Created by Michelle Ritzema at 13-03-2018 12:02:40 +0100


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 

How to set up monitoring with Zabbix

Created by Cyvan Oort at 01-01-2018 11:19:49 +0100

Zabbix is an open source Enterprise-Class monitoring system. We have used Zabbix for our monitoring solutions for the past years and in this article we will explain how to set up your own monitoring solution.

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 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 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

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 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 generate an SSH key on Linux or Mac

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

To generate a new SSH key on a Mac- or Linux machine, you first open up your terminal and execute the following command:

How to generate an SSH key on Windows

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

First we open our bash terminal, this will most likely be a program such as MobaXterm or Git Bash. These programs are not installed on Windows by default, so you'll have to download and install on of these terminals first. You'll need a terminal to connect to your Cloud Container later.

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.