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…

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…

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…

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…