BareMetal Cloud Server Snapshot Improvement, Fast Provisioning & Hot Snapshots GA

A few weeks ago, we announced the hot snapshot public preview on all Virtual Cloud Servers to create point-in-time backups of your volumes while your server is running. Hot snapshots allow you to backup your volume while your server is running. It also enable to easily spawn new servers using the snapshot as the base…

Strengthening Scaleway Token Security Policy

Introducing Access Keys and Secrets Currently, to authenticate on the Scaleway APIs, you use a token. This token is a value (an UUID precisely) that is typically used in an HTTP header in the request: curl -H '-X-Auth-Token: 5f3e5122-d0b0-4d0c-8ae6-7844ab64a5aa' https://cp-ams1.scaleway.com/servers This token must stay secret! If stolen, it can be used…

Important note about new Spectre NG vulnerabilities

Dear Cloud Riders, A few hours ago, we became aware of a potential security vulnerability impacting x86 processors. According to borncity, it seems that eight new Intel CPU vulnerabilities have been discovered, four of them appear to be of severity "high". Preliminary information seem to indicate this is serious. We are currently trying to get…

Introducing Scaleway NextGen NVMe Cloud Servers with Hot-Snapshots

Two years ago, in March 2016, we launched the first generation of Start Cloud Servers on Scaleway. The adoption was just crazy and we struggled to follow demand since then. On the user side, the experience might have been deceptive while we faced organisational and technical issues to properly scale as demand increased. On the…

Important note about the IP Address Ranges blocked by Russia

Dear cloud riders, As of yesterday 5:43PM UTC, two of our IP address ranges have been blocked in Russia. 195.154.0.0/17 51.15.0.0/16 This situation impacts mostly our Russian customers who are unfortunately not able to access some of their ressources, especially in the Amsterdam region. At the…