Open Source Bios at Scale

At Scaleway we started to design our servers with the ARM C1. Later we switched to a x86 architecture to provide the C2 and Dedibox SC2016. In both ARM and x86, a BIOS is required to start the server. BIOS software got many legacy and backward compatible software to ensure a reliable behavior accross many…

Introduce a girl to Engineering Day at Scaleway

It's Engineer Week... which also happens to coincide with Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day! And what better way to show our support than by profiling one of the newest additions to the Scaleway team, Eliza. But first, a little history lesson. While today engineering is largely considered a male dominated field, people often forget…

Important note about the security flaw impacting ARM & Intel hardware

Dear Cloud Riders, Several days ago, we became aware of a security vulnerability impacting x86 and more recently ARM processors used by Scaleway and other cloud providers. While trying to get a solution to address this vulnerability as fast as possible, we faced communication issues with Intel which was deliberately restricting & filtering the information…

Scaleway Enters A New Growth Phase

Today we are thrilled to announce Scaleway is entering a new growth phase. For the past few months, we have been completely ramping up our organization to sustain our incredible growth and reach new strategic markets. We initiated a large movement to gain agility, boost our product offering and accelerate our international expansion! To support…

Scaleway September 2017 Amsterdam Network Outage

Today, we want to explain what happened lately with our network in Amsterdam. Between Friday the 15th and Wednesday 20th, a large portion of our users in Amsterdam suffered from network troubles. We know that you placed your trust in our services, and an outage like this is unacceptable. We would like to apologize and…