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…