Object Storage is Back & Available in Public Beta

When we first created the Scaleway cloud platform, our initial offer was composed of two key services: Compute with the C1: a bare-metal cloud server composed of a 4-core ARMv7 CPU with 2 GB of RAM and a 1 Gb/s network card providing constant and predictable performances. Storage with Scaleway Infinite Storage (SIS): an…

Introducing DC5 - Hyper-Scale Mechanical-Cooling Datacenter

For more than ten years, we have been and remain a leader in designing, building and operating data centers. When we started building our first data center, we faced many challenges such as: How do we optimize the energetic footprint of such facilities? How can we prevent power loss? How can we deliver proper cooling?…

Important information about Intel Side Channel Vulnerability L1TF

As you may have read elsewhere in the media, Intel recently published details of a new side-channel attack called L1 terminal fault (L1TF). The L1TF issue only affects hardware capable of simultaneous multithreading (SMT) and which has the SMT feature enabled. We have been aware of the L1TF issue since it was announced, and have…

GA of Scaleway Start Servers in Amsterdam & Object Storage Early Access

We are thrilled to announce that our NextGen Start NVMe Cloud Servers are now available in both Paris and Amsterdam! These new Cloud Servers are once again designed by our own Electronic Lab, providing insane performance starting at only €1.99 per month, with up to 8 cores and 8 GB memory per server. This…

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…

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…