Posts by Edouard Bonlieu

Introducing Scaleway Cloud-Init Support

Today we are glad to introduce cloud-init support on Scaleway. Cloud-init lets you configure your server during the first boot in an automatic and repeatable way. In this blog post we will showcase how to get started with Scaleway user data and cloud-init. Scaleway Metadata and User Data Scaleway Metadata is a service that allows…

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…

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…

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…

Scaleway Feature Improvements: Custom Kernel, Security Group Live Reload, ImageHub, Packer

Today, we’re excited to announce major updates on the Scaleway platform. Over the last few months, we've consistently run out of stock on almost all Scaleway server types. This is, of course, a problem. We apologise for any issues this may have caused and are currently working on a solution to the surge in…